mawther
Mauther Mau"ther, n. [Cf. AS. m[ae]g? a maid.] [Also spelled {mawther}, {mother}.] A girl; esp., a great, awkward girl; a wench. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • mawther —    ‘Cheer up, my pretty mawther!’ says Mr Peggotty to Mrs Gummidge, in David Copperfield. Chambers Dictionary gives ‘mauther’, ‘mawther’, ‘mawr’, and ‘mor’ as forms of the same word, used of a girl, especially a great awkward girl, in East… …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • mawther — noun daughter …   Wiktionary

  • mawther — Noun. A young woman. Norfolk use/ Dialect …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • mawther — maw·ther …   English syllables

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  • Norfolk dialect — Not to be confused with Norfuk language. The Norfolk dialect, also known as Broad Norfolk, is a dialect that was once, and to a great extent, still is spoken by those living in the county of Norfolk in England. It employs distinctively unique… …   Wikipedia

  • Mauther — Mau ther, n. [Cf. AS. m[ae]g? a maid.] [Also spelled {mawther}, {mother}.] A girl; esp., a great, awkward girl; a wench. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mother — Mauther Mau ther, n. [Cf. AS. m[ae]g? a maid.] [Also spelled {mawther}, {mother}.] A girl; esp., a great, awkward girl; a wench. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mor —    See mawther …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

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