AN EX­TRA TEASER: CHOICE LAN­GUAGE FROM CHESHIRE

Cheshire Life - - Cheshire Quiz -

Adam Jacot de Boinod, au­thor of The Mean­ing of Tingo, poses a vo­cab­u­lary quiz from our lo­cal Cheshire di­alect. Can you guess the cor­rect def­i­ni­tion from the fol­low­ing three op­tions for:

trash­ers

A) the traces left by a stag in the un­der­wood through which he has passed

B) white clouds blown by the wind C) old worn-out worth­less shoes

bawtert

A) clogged with sludge or mud B) any­thing badly formed or out

of shape

C) at full gal­lop

nether

A) an adder

B) di­ag­o­nally across from

some­thing else

C) in shoot­ing: amiss in some way

towler

A) an in­stru­ment for break­ing flax B) a youth be­tween boy­hood and

man­hood

C) a per­son who en­joys eat­ing fine

food, a glut­ton

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