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Literary usage of Jirble
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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
"V. jirble, r. To JAK, rn To trifle, to spend one's time idly, voi. it The term U probably used in this tense, in the following passage ..."
2. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"(2) To be very gay and thoughtless. North. JINKED. Said of an animal hurt in the loin or hack. East. JINNY-SPINNER. The crane-fly. North. jirble. To jumble. ..."
3. Northumberland Words by Richard Oliver Heslop, Harry Haldane, Oliver Heslop (1894)
"JINK, a slip, an escape. The sound of any metallic substance when struck. JINK, to clink. " They jinked thor glasses." jirble, to jumble. ..."