Saxon Slang

3 terms

Better

more; “how far is it to town?” “Oh, better  'n a mile.”—Saxon  and Old English, now a vulgarism.

Streak

to decamp, run away.—Saxon. In America the phrase is “to make streaks ,” or “make tracks.”

Tidy

Neat.
tolerably, or pretty well; “How did you get on to-day?”—“Oh, tidy.”—Saxon.