- A halfpennyworth.
2003: Jeanne Lawrence, A Glint of Black Stocking: The Royal Infirmary, iUniverse, p.162,
- :"Oh Harry, it doesn't matter an 'apeth we're here to see Joni?' "Hello luv," Dad walked in. "Hello Dad." "Had a good week then?"
- (Northern England, colloquial) An affectionate term for a silly or foolish person.
2003: Chris Brown, Of Ghosts and Faeries - A Firefighter's Tale, WritersPrintShop? 2004, p.61
- : Oi, that water's not free, y'know. It has to be pumped up here yer daft ". It's not a bloody river.
- (archaic) Third-person singular simple present of ape
- Verb, to ape.
1849: Proverbial Philosophy: A Book of Thoughts and Arguments, Wiley, p.50,
- :Fashion, the parasite of Rank, faults and failings, Until the general Taste depraved hath warped its sense of beauty.
1885: Richard Francis Burton (translator), Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Kessinger Publishing (2003), p.155,
- :I know that whoso a stronger than he, wearieth himself and haply cometh to ruin.
2000: Richard J Carr, Wyndedanse: A Royal Chronicle of 17th Century Siam, Xlibris Corporation, p.187,
- :"The way you talk now, Richard, the voice of the interloper."
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