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Naught (aught)-- zero. "If you subtract 3 from 3 you are left with naught."
Munts--months. "I have not seen him for two munts."
Farting-Spell--A short space of time. "She can make a whole quilt in just a farting-spell.
Eow (Yoe or Yowe)--A female sheep
Noggin--A vessel of wood, with iron or brass hoops. Also refers to hair that is cut straight round as if a noggin had been turned over the head to cut by. (I would guess that is why we sometimes refer to someone's head as as their "noggin.")
Ewst--Past tense. Used; was accustomed. "She ewst to go to that church."
Noration--A rumor; a long, rambling account. "She put out the noration that there would be a dance there next week."
Ellum--An elm tree
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