Definition of Spelks

1. Noun. (plural of spelk) ¹



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Definition of Spelks

1. spelk [n] - See also: spelk

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spelks

speldrin
speldrins
spelds
spelean
spelencephaly
speleo-
speleological
speleologically
speleologies
speleologist
speleologists
speleology
speleothem
speleothems
spelk
spelks (current term)
spell
spell-check
spell-checker
spell-off
spell-offs
spell-work
spell check
spell checker
spell checkers
spell off
spell offs
spell out
spell work
spellable

Literary usage of Spelks

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1. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1857)
""A May's swarm is worth a mare's foal:" if they want wood, they be in danger of flying away. The less the spelks are, the less is the waste of your honey. ..."

2. Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of by Chetham Society (1857)
""A May's swarm is worth a mare's foal:" if they want wood, they be in danger of flying away. The less the spelks are, the less is the waste of your honey. ..."

3. Transactions by Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire (1879)
"... and "dressing the mull "ยงยง round the turf- stack; lapping straw, stacking hay and corn ; getting willow rods and making them into thatching "spelks ..."

4. The House and Farm Accounts of the Shuttleworths of Gawthorpe Hall, in the by Shuttleworth family, John Harland (1857)
""A May's swarm is worth a mare's foul:" if they want wood, they be in danger of flying away. The less the spelks are, the less is the waste of your honey. ..."

5. Yorkshire Folk-talk: With Characteristics of Those who Speak it in the North by Marmaduke Charles Frederick Morris (1892)
"The spelks for thatching houses are generally made of hazel or willow, split down the middle and pointed at each end ; they are then bent like a staple and ..."

6. Publications by English Dialect Society (1882)
"... va to insert ' spelks ' in a thing. Ex. ' We cuts young willies i' t' hedge an' pills 'em to ..."

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