Definition of Elshin

1. elsin [n -S] - See also: elsin



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Elshin

elpistostegid
elpistostegids
els
elsamitrucin
else
else(ip)
elsen
elseness
elsewhat
elsewhen
elsewhence
elsewhere
elsewheres
elsewhither
elsewise
elshin (current term)
elshins
elsholtzia
elsilimomab
elsin
elsins
elt
eltchi
eltchis
eltoprazine
elts
eluant
eluants
eluate
eluates

Literary usage of Elshin

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England by Royal Agricultural Society of England (1874)
"... afore winter "—elshin being the Scotch name for the shoemaker's awl. My own experience since has quite confirmed the accuracy of old John's observation. ..."

2. The Ballad Book: A Selection of the Choicest British Ballads by William ed Allingham (1898)
"Wi' a broad elshin and a wicker I wat weil they'll mak' a ford sicker. ... 'elshin,' awl. ' wicker,'switch. [They'll make a ford sure, if they have "but a ..."

3. The Literary History of England in the End of the Eighteenth and Beginning by Oliphant (Margaret) (1882)
"... elshin." This was to be founded upon a popular legend of ... to fix it—who to make sure ran his awl (or elshin) nine inches up the king's heel. ..."

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