Word of the Day: QUILKIN

? from Celtic Cornish kwilken (a frog)

“…And yet ’tis the bestest thing as could fall ‘pon the gal. Er was lookin’ for the cheel in a month or so, they do say., Poor sawl! – so cold as a quilkin now, and the unborn baaby tu…”

From: Lying Prophets
A Novel, By Eden Phillpotts, 1896
Chapter Eight, The Destination of Joan

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