Yearth
Yearth \Yearth\, n. The earth. [Obs.] ``Is my son dead or hurt or on the yerthe felled?'' --Ld. Berners. [1913 Webster]

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  • teetotal — [19] The adverb teetotally is first recorded in America in 1832 (James Hall, in his Legends of West Philadelphia, recorded a Kentucky backwoodsman as saying ‘These Mingoes … ought to be essentially, and particularly, and tee totally obflisticated …   Word origins

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