STRONG WORDS

Lancashire Life - - Puzzles -

Each month Adam Ja­cot de Boinod, au­thor of The Mean­ing of Tingo and the iphone App Tingo on in­ter­est­ing words, poses a vo­cab­u­lary quiz from our lo­cal di­alect. Can you guess the cor­rect def­i­ni­tion from the fol­low­ing:

Powler

A A sales­man of poul­try and fowl B A spur at­tached to the heel of a fight­ing cock

C To ram­ble about drink­ing

Reawly

A Not quite drunk B Wide awake

C Sleepy and un­washed

Reest or Reast

A Rusted, smoke-dried, dis­coloured

B Jeal­ous

C Happy; con­tent

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