English As She Is Spoke
Introduction to "The New Guide of the Conversation in Portuguese and English" | Useful Words, Part I | Useful Words, Part II | Familiar Phrases | Familiar Dialogues, Part I | Familiar Dialogues, Part II | Familiar Dialogues, Part III | Familiar Letters | Familiar Anecdotes | Idiotisms and Proverbs


Quadruped's beasts.


Lamb                            Rocbuck
Ass                             Dragon
Shi ass                         Wild sow
Ass-colt                        Lioness
Ram, aries                      Dormouse

Birds.


Becafico                        Heuth-cock
Calendar                        Whoop
Stor                            Pea cock
Yeung turkey                    Pinch
                Red-breast, a robin.

Insects-reptiles


Asp, aspic                      Fly
Morpion                         Butter fly
                Serpent.

Fishes and shell-fishes


Calamary                        Large lobster
Dorado                          Snail
A sorte of fish                 Wolf
Hedge hog                       Torpedo
                Sea-calf.

Trees.


Lote-tree, lotos                Service-tree
Chest-nut tree                  Jujube-tree
                Linden-tree.

Flowers.


Anemony                         Mil-foils
Blue-bottle                     Hink
                Turnsol

Hunting.


Hunting, dog                    Picker
Relay dog                       Gun-powder
Hound dog                       Priming powder
Hound's fee                     Hunts man

Colours.


White                           Gridelin
Cray                            Musk
                Red.

Metals and minerals.


Starch                          Latten
Cooper                          Plaster
                Vitriole.

Common stones.


Loadstones                      White lead
Brick                           Gum-stone

Weights.


Counterpoise                    An obole
A pound an half                 A quater ounce

Games.


Foot-ball                       Pile
Bar                             Mall
Gleek                           Even or non even
Carousal                        Keel

Perfumes.


Benzoin                         Pomatum
Perfume paw                     Storax

On the church.


The sides of the nef            The little cellar
The holywater-pot               The boby of the church

Solemn-feasts.


The Deads-day                   The vigil
The Twelfth-day                 The Visitation

Ecclesiastical dignities.


Incumbent                       General of an order
Canon                           Penitentiary
Canoness                        Theologist
Chanter, a clerk                General curate

Chivalry orders.


Black eagle                     Elephant
Avis, advice                    Honour Legion
Calatrava                       Saint Michaelmas
                Very-merit

Degrees.


A cannoneer                     A general to galeries
A vessel captain                A great admiral
A harbinger                     A king a lieutenant
A parapet                       A quater master
A army general                  A vice admiral's ship

Military objects.


The bait                        The fire pan
An arquebuse                    A bomb ketch
A bandoleer                     The military case
                A fusil, a gun.

Music's instruments.


A flagelet                      A dreum
                A hurdy-gurdy.

Chastisements.


A fine                          To break upon
Honourable fine                 To tear off the flesh
                To draw to four horses.


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