lowse the cradle band, quoth the elf, and tent the neighbours, an Ill work yer wark.
She threatened to lowse the dowg; but as this was Greek to him, he pushed on.
Man, there's no siller ye could pay wad mak' it worth our while to lowse ye.
May the devil blaw me into the air, if I lowse a cannon this day!
lowse the cradle band,” cried the child, “and tent the neighbours, an' I'll work yere wark.
He was a "tight built, streight, beàny mak' iv a fellow, withoot a particle o' lowse flesh aboot him."