gawby

 a dunce, fool, or blockhead. N.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • Gawby — Gaw by (g[add] b[y^]), n. A baby; a dunce. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gawby — Yorkshire Dialect Fool …   English dialects glossary

  • Winteringham — Recorded in a number of spellings including Wentringham, Winteringham, and Wintringham, this is an English locational surname. It originates either from the village of Wintringham in the county of Lincolnshire, or from the similiarly named… …   Surnames reference

  • Wintringham — Recorded in a number of spellings including Wentringham, Winteringham, and Wintringham, this is an English locational surname. It originates either from the village of Wintringham in the county of Lincolnshire, or from the similiarly named… …   Surnames reference


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