slocken

slocken

(ˈslɒkən)
vb (tr)
archaic Scot to slake
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Some of the weirdest sounding Yorkshire words are: | Collop - a large slice, or dollop of food From the Swedish "kalops" | gawm - common sense From gaumr, origin of the word gormless | gowk - a cuckoo From gaukr | jannock - fair, right (justice) From jamn |minnin-on - a snack to stave off hunger until the main meal comes round From minna (to remind) |rig-welted - describes a sheep which is stuck on its back From hrygg (spine) and velte (overturn) |skeelbeease - a partition in a cowshed From skelja (to divide) | slocken - to quench one's thirst Related to modern Norwegian slokke (to quench) | |Credits: The Viking Network.