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Yorkshire dialect

Which is the correct definition for the following words? Compiled by Adam Jacot de Boinod, author of The Meaning of Tingo and creator of the iPhone App Tingo

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flirt

a) a badly manufactur­ed tiddlywink b) to flick a marble with finger and thumb c) a spur attached to the heel of a fighting

cockerel

jonkin

a) singing in the street b) a tea-party given to celebrate a birth of

a child c) the leather strap to bind a hawk’s wing

arran

a) enough, ample b) a spider; a spider’s web c) the windward side of a hedge

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