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 Post subject: Hoil
PostPosted: Fri Aug 29, 2008 5:01 pm 
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Local dialect for 'hole' - a place of work.

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 Post subject: Re: Hoil
PostPosted: Fri Aug 29, 2008 5:23 pm 
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I thought it meant---put wood i'th oil---as in shut the door.

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 Post subject: Re: Hoil
PostPosted: Fri Aug 29, 2008 5:28 pm 
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Taken from 'Walks in a Lancashire Township No.1 The villages of Briercliffe' by Roger Frost and Malcolm Higgin

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 Post subject: Re: Hoil
PostPosted: Fri Aug 29, 2008 5:36 pm 
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Also coil 'oil - literally the coal hole. The place where the coal was stored.

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