North Country (Newcastle) Words
to argue

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  • cample — v. dispute, altercate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cample — cam·ple …   English syllables

  • cample — ˈkampəl intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: freq. of obsolete camp to wrangle, fight, from Middle English campen to fight, from Old English campian, from camp war, combat; akin to Old High German kamph combat, Old Norse kapp war, contest,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Morton —    MORTON, a parish, in the county of Dumfries, 15 miles (N. W. by N.) from Dumfries; containing, with the village of Thornhill, and part of Carronbridge, 2161 inhabitants. The name of Morton, which is Anglo Saxon, signifies the stronghold or… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • River Nith — Infobox River | river name = River Nith |300px caption = The estuary of the River Nith, opening into Solway Firth south of Dumfries origin = Drumbush Rig, Carsphairn Forest, East Ayrshire mouth = Solway Firth basin countries = Scotland length =… …   Wikipedia

  • Campus police — in the United States and Canada are often sworn police officers employed by a public school district, college or university to protect the campus and surrounding areas and the people who live on, work on and visit it. Many campus police forces… …   Wikipedia

  • Elspeth Buchan — (1738 1791) was the founder of a Scottish religious sect known as the Buchanites.She was the daughter of John Simpson, proprietor of an inn near Banff. Having quarreled with her husband Robert Buchan, a potter of Greenock, she settled with her… …   Wikipedia

  • Gatelawbridge — is a hamlet in the region of Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, two and a half miles east of Thornhill and near the gorge Crichope Linn. The origin of the name is unknown though in the past the locals called it Gateley Bridge, so perhaps it takes… …   Wikipedia

  • Speus, S. (2) — 2S. Speus (Spes), Abb. (28. März). Dieser hl. Abt in der Nähe von Nursia (Nursia) in Italien, wo er im J. 471 ein Kloster Namens Cample erbaute, dem er vorstand (dial IV. 10.). Wie der heil. Gregorius erzählt, schenkte ihm Gott die Gnade… …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • Closeburn —    CLOSEBURN, a parish, in the county of Dumfries; containing 1530 inhabitants, of whom 123 are in the village, 2½ miles (S. S. E.) from Thornhill. This place, anciently called Kill Osburn, from Cella Osburni, was formerly remarkable for its very …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

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