(obsolete, UK, dialect) A home; a dwelling.
A temporary mark or boundary, such as a tree bough set up in marking out or dividing anything, such as tithes, swaths to be mowed in shared ground, etc.
(transitive, dialectal, or, obsolete) To deceive, cheat; betray
(transitive, dialectal, or, obsolete) To stop, blin, cease
(dialectal, or, obsolete) Deceitful; treacherous
(dialectal, chiefly, Scotland) Deceit; treachery
(dialectal, or, obsolete) A deceiver; betrayer, traitor
* 1848 , Baron Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton, Harold : the Last of the Saxon Kings :
(dialectal, or, obsolete) A hiding place; den; cave
- The Saxon Chronicle contradicts itself as to Algar's outlawry, stating in one passage that he was outlawed without any kind of guilt, and in another that he was outlawed as swike , or traitor, and that he made a confession of it before all the men there gathered.