10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GILRAVAGE»
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American encyclopedic dictionary
gilravage. glll(n,*gil •5. To give a fair outward appearance to: to make qal = a gill;
Icel. gj6lnar (pl.) = «nlls fair outwardly ; to recommend or set off by super- ficial
decoration. "I'll gild it [the He] with the happiest terras I have." Shakesp.: Henry IV.
Robert Hunter, John Alfred Williams, Sidney John Hervon Herrtage, 1897
A Dictionary of the Scottish Language
GILPY, Graver, s. A roguish boy ; a frolicsome boy or girl, S. Rameay.—A.S. gilp,
ostentation, arrogance. To GILRAVAGE, Grmuvrrcn, Gaunvrrcn, Gunnnavacn,
r. n. 1. To hold a merry-meeting with noise and riot, although without proceeding
John Jamieson, John Johnstone, 1846
A Law Dictionary of Words, Terms, Abbreviations and Phrases ...
Gilda mercatoria. A mercantile company or corporation. Gildable. Same as
Geldable. Gild-ale. A feast; a drinking bout. Gildo. Members of a gild. Gillravage.
Same as Gilravage. GILOUB Gilour. A beguiler; a betrayer. Gilravage. To ravage;
James Arthur Ballentine, 1916
The Roxburghshire Word-Book
A foolish or silly young man: (Hogg 72). [Cf. Sc. (1742) gillegapus, etc., and Sc.
and E. dialect gawkie simpleton] GILMAW, sb. Rxb., w. A gourmand, especially
one of coarse taste: “A greedy gillmaw” (Jam). [See GULMAW] GILRAVAGE, sb.
The meeting place of a gild. Gilda mercatoria. A mercantile company or
corporation. Gfldabie. Same as Geldable. Gfld-ale. A feast; a drinking bout. Gildo.
Members of a gild. Giilravnge. Same as Gilravage. GILOUB Gilour. A beguiler; a
Concise English-Scots Dictionary
... see also cheerful, lively, jocular; croose, blithesome, joco, hertie, rantin, gleg,
mirkie NE. merrily mirkie NE. merry-making daffin, dafferie; (noisy) rant, gilravage.
make merry splore, rant, gilravage, heeze NE. mesh (of a net) mask SHETLAND,
Iseabail Macleod, Pauline Cairns, 1999
The Essential Scots Dictionary: Scots-English, English-Scots
2 (a bell) tingle, jowe. n (ringing of a bell) ringle, jowe. rinse v, n syne, synd,
reenge, sweel. rlot n hurry, gilravage. v gilravage. rlotous randie, camstairie. rip v
rive, screed, raip NE. n rive, raip ME. ripe adj (of fruit etc) maumie. ripple v, ...
Iseabail Macleod, Pauline Cairns, 2004
A dictionary of Lowland Scotch: with an introductory chapter ...
He thinks it is evidently corrupted from gil- ravery and gilravage, which are words
of a similar meaning. Gilravage he defines as " to hold a merry meeting with
noise and riot." He attempts no etymology. It seems, however, that garraivery is
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language
See Gilravage. (hit. See Gault. Galumph. gal-urnf, 'v.i. to march along boundingly
and exultmgly. [A coinage of Lewis Carroll.) GiiTanlgm. gal'vnn-izm, n. a branch
of the science of electricity which treats of electric currents produced by chemical
The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the ...
A merrymaking; a noisy frolic, particularly among young people ; depredation;
great disorder. Muckle dlu an* loud gilrairiteh was amaug them, gaf- fawan an*
lauchau. Edinburgh Mag., Sept., 1818, p. 155. gilravage, gillravage (gil-rav'aj), v.
William Dwight Whitney, 1889