Sunday, February 15, 2009

Word of the Week, February 15 - 22 : lad

Word of the Week: February 15 - 22


Definition according to the Dictionary of Newfoundland English:

lad n EDD ~ sb1 (7) lad\'s love.

Comb lad-in-a-bag: a boiled pudding; DUFF1.
C 71-87 ~ name given to a boiled pudding which was cooked in a pudding bag. P 197-76 ~ another name for a figgy duff.

lad\'s love: southernwood (Artemisia abrotanum) (1897 J A Folklore x, 206).

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