All Creatures Great and Small Glossary

All Creatures Great and Small Glossary

Allus

Always

Auld

Old

Awa Hame (away home)

Going home

Bob

A slang term for a British monetary pound

Boozing

Drinking too much

Bovril

A recognizable British brand name for a beef extract beverage that is served hot

Braces

Suspenders

Brass

Money

Canna Stay Away From The Titty

Mama's boy

Car Boot

Trunk

Choppers

Teeth

Cock-A-Hoop

Triumphantly happy

Crimean War Veteran

Soldier who served in the Crimean War in the Baltic region of Europe in the 19th Century

Dalesman

A person born and raised in the Yorkshire Dales and working as a farmer

Debs

Debutantes

Dispensary

Office where medications are kept and prepared

'Ess

Horse

Ewer

Udder

Felon

Mastitis, a disease affecting cows and sheep

Ferreting

Finding something after an exhaustive search

Flop Bott

Term used by Mrs Pumphrey to describe her dog's impacted anal glands

Fra

From

Veterinary

Relating to the medical treatment of animals

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