v. t.1.To treat as a lout; to talk abusively to.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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LOOKING BACK: Corporation Road in Middlesbrough, above, which reader Fred Maughan of Middlesbrough says predates 1935, another snap of the street from the Gazette archives as a tram travels down the road, belowt, and the Corporation Hotel, right