Mudcat Café message #153443 The Mudcat Café TM
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Posted By: Micca
23-Dec-99 - 02:03 PM
Thread Name: Help: What is a 'forebitter'?
Subject: RE: Help: What is a 'forebitter'?
Kendall cf another thread (I can't remember which now) and consult McKnees, the spelling is shantey or shanty. the spelling Chantey is Glaswegian slang for a Piss-pot!!!! and isn't forebitter from the marrige service " Do you take this woman forebitter or worse----"**BG** ducking and diving Micca