methera-a-dick

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EtymologyEdit

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

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methera-a-dick

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

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ReferencesEdit

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