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firk

(fɜːk)
n
(Dancing) a dance
vb
to dance about, friskto beat, whipto spur onwards, drive onwards or away, hastento carry, lead onwards
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How does one firk like a flounder?"--my favorite sentence in the book, and one typical of its driving impulse to ask more specific, pressing, informed, and skeptical questions about the language of early modern sexuality in relation to actual practice.
The majority of respondents had completed secondary school (63%) and reported household income up to FIRK 8,500.
In one instance Eyre orders die Boy to "bid the tapster of the Boar's Head fill me a dozen cans of beer for my journeymen" (7.66-67)--invoking the tavern name made famous by Hal and Falstaff in 1 Henry IV(1596-98)--and implores his "mad Mesopatamians" Firk, Hodge, and Hans/Lacey to "Wash your livers with this liquor!" (72), and in another, to "drink you mad Greeks, and work like true Trojans" (4.106).
20 Warwickshire phrases 20 Warwickshire phrases Apricock - Apricot Bloodboltered - Covered in blood Caggie-handed - Left-handed De Di - Ice Cream Englut - Eat greedily Fadge - To suit Fap - Drunk Firk - Reprimand / scold Honey-stalks - Clover Intpinse - Mess, confusion, tangle Ronvon - Derisive word for a woman Knap - To hit Mammock - To break or tear Ninny - A fool or nincompoop Puttock - A kite Ronvon - Derisive word for a woman Rheumy - Moist Swinge-buckler - A bully Unpregnant - Inane Wall-eyed - Shocked Zany - Crazy buffoonery
In Dekker's play the journeyman Firk mocks the Dutch accent of the disguised aristocrat Rowland Lacy.
The crisis was caused by just two people, Jay Gould and James Firk, who tried to corner the gold market on the New York gold Exchange.
Le cineaste se plut a rappeler egalement que le film devait beaucoup a la vengeance personnelle contre une bureaucratie a laquelle il dut se confronter a un moment ou "[il] commencai[t] a travailler a un film qui demandait une longue preparation [et ou il avait] en meme temps a resoudre toute une serie de petits problEmes pratiques, allant de la reparation de [s]on refrigerateur a la necessite de changer les pneus de [s]a voiture" (Firk 24).
Early detection of oestrus is an important issue in the herd management of cows (Lehrer et al., 1992; Jimenez et al., 2011; Firk et al., 2002; Saint-Dizier and Chastant-Maillard, 2012).
He says FIRK Gang, the crew of classmates from junior college he runs with, counts 16 members, including rappers, videographers and friends.