Appalachian Dialect

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It’s Go Devil Time

go devil noun A heavy maul for splitting or chopping logs, usu having a hammer on one side of the head and a dull wedge on the other. See 1939, 1974-75 citations. For figurative use, see 1944 citation.1939 Hall Coll. Proctor NC = a hammer on one end and a kind of wedge on the other— to split logs with, a little sharper than a wedge, used like a wedge, only you strike with it (Lawerence Jones) 1944 Wilson Word-list…

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Appalachian Dialect Pap


rockB verb1 To throw rocks at in order to intimidate or to drive away or back, esp to ambush a…