Words and Phrases
kenspeckle

“kenspeckle”

Meaning:

well-known; easily recognised; remarkable

Alternative spelling/meaning:

weel-kent

In Literature:

Excerpt from The Northern Cottage and other poems by George Dugall

The word is in the glossary, but like a number of other lexical items does not appear in the text.

(Londonderry: printed for the author by William M‘Corkell, 13 Diamond, 1824), p 159.


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