methera-a-dick

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Celtic numerals. Literally methera a (and) dick.

Cardinal numeralEdit

methera-a-dick

  1. (West Cumbrian, Borrowdale, dialect) fourteen in Cumbrian sheep counting

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ReferencesEdit

  • [1995], Peter Wright, Cumbrian Chat, Dalesman Publishing Company, ISBN 185-568-092-0, page 7:
  • [2007], Michael A.B. Deakin, Leigh-Lancaster, David editor, The Name of the Number[1], Australian Council for Educational Research, ISBN 0864317573, retrieved on 2008-05-17, page 75:
  • [2002], Aliki Varvogli, Annie Proulx's The Shipping News: A Reader's Guide[2], Continuum International Publishing Group, ISBN 0826452337, retrieved on 2008-05-17, page 24-25:
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