Posted by Cheryl on September 08, 1998 at 12:44:40:
In response to a huckster or peddlar, written by Kay on September 08, 1998 at 10:52:57
] . . .according to my dictionary. (Again I'm being sent to the dictionary a lot with this book.)
My edition comes with extensive footnotes to help decipher the Wessex dialect. I have been reading while keeping one thumb in the back of the book to look up things like Battle Abbey Roll, diment, volk, cwoffer, zid, etc. The last book I had to translate so much was The Name of the Rose! ;-)
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