Re: Dialects - and their translation

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Posted by Tom Napier on May 14, 2016 at 10:02:08 user Didymus.

In Reply to: Re: Dialects - and their translation posted by Martin Honor on May 13, 2016 at 22:51:19:

I found "hoick" in the Penguin English Dictionary. It is defined as "raise or rise abruptly, jerk up." There is no indication that it is a regional term. I was familiar with it in my childhood in Scotland but I wouldn't have known how to spell it.

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