Definitions starting with T

ID #5251


/tarékli/ [Bajan (Collymore); also Brit. dial. North, West EDD, US dial. South (ADD), Black (ESEA); from directly] adv. in a short time; presently: 1918 Torectly Rabby cry (Parsons 85).

Tags: adverb, time

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Last update: 2011-09-08 01:33
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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Comment of Glen McCray:
"I'll be along toreckly." meaning "I won't tarry."

Spoken by a Biloxi Mississippi native born in the early 1920's.
He said the 'o' long, as in

toe wreckly

emphasis on toe
Added at: 2014-06-20 23:12