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affected, ppl adj
affection Infected. 1937 Hall Coll. eTN , His hand got affected .
doted, ppl adj
doty 2 . 1914 DN 4.105 KS , Doted. . . Affected by dotage. dote 1 .
1 =doty 2.
2 See dote v 1.
moon-eyed 1 1930 Shoemaker 1300 Words 41 cPA Mts (as of c1900), Moon-shot— Affected by phases of the Moon; “Moon blindness.”
frill an affectation Highfalutin, affected ; snobbish. 1967–70 DARE HH35 , A woman who puts on a lot of airs Infs IL 7 , KY 73 , Frilly.
Highfalutin, affected; snobbish.
conk 2 + -y Of trees: affected by conk 2 . 1905 U.S. Forest Serv. Bulletin 61.33, Conky. . . Affected
1 Of trees: affected by conk n2.
2 By ext: in poor condition, dried out, brittle.
chugged up, adj
... Chimleys and stovepipes used to get “all chugged up” with sutt [sic], and colds affected some people in such a manner that they became “all chugged up”....
cold hurt, adj
...r frozen by the cold. Said of potatoes [=sweet potatoes] that have been slightly affected before being dug or after they have been banked during the winter. Never appli...
dry mouth, n
...See quot . 1971 Green Village Horse Doctor 20 c wTX (as of 1940s),When sheep affected by lechuguilla were brought in from the ridges and placed in corrals with feed...
poison bitterweed, n
...e common name suggests, this is a poisonous plant, sheep being the most severely affected . 1969 DARE Wildfl QR (Wills–Irwin) Pl.60D Inf TX 44 , Poison bitterweed....
A bitterweed (here: Hymenoxys odorata).
...Appar transf from put-on assumed, feigned put-on Of a person: pretentious, affected . 1965–70 DARE HH35 , A woman who puts on a lot of airs: “She’s too _____ fo...
Of a person: pretentious, affected.
bussen, ppl adj
...me of the Boys say he is Bussened. 1899 1912 Green VA Folk-Speech , Bussen, p.a. Affected with rupture or hernia....
afflicted, ppl adj
... OED afflicted 2, here used as euphem for var disorders chiefly Sth , Mid Affected with disease of body or mind; subnormal. 1895 DN 1.384 s eMD , Afflicted: ...chiefly South, Midland
Affected with disease of body or mind; subnormal.
...ise, pet, coddle”; gig sb. 6 2 “Fun, frolic; a taunt, jibe.” A flirtatious or affected mannerism. 1914 DN 4.72 ME , nNH , Flamigigs. . . Airs and graces; affe...
A flirtatious or affected mannerism.
... OED heart-burn v . “ Obs .”, but heart-burning sb. →1874 To be affected with jealousy or discontent; hence n heartburning jealousy, resentment. 18...
To be affected with jealousy or discontent; hence n heartburning jealousy, resentment.
...s of a haole. 1951 AmSp 26.19 HI , Such a barbarism as haolefied, implying affected or snobbish imitation of non-native ways, is heard. 1967 Oceanic Ling. 6.94 ...Hawaii
Having the manners or traits of a haole.
consumpted, ppl adj
...I always thought she was consumpted.” 1903 DN 2.310 s eMO , Consumpted. . . Affected with consumption. ‘My daughter is in bad health and I’m afraid she’s consumpte...
sugar-tree molasses, n
... greed . . have got in their fell work on sugar tree molasses, just as they have affected everything else. 1912 DN 3.591 w IN , Sugar-tree molasses. . . Maple syr...
... jimcracker. A fool, nincompoop. Cf OED gimcrack sb. 3 “An affected showy person, a fop. . . Obs . ” 1908 DN 3.325 e AL , w GA , Jim-crack. ...
1 See jimcracker.
2 A fool, nincompoop.
3 See quot.
jimmy fern, n
... . . investigations . . in Texas. 1967 Merck Vet. Manual 1060, Jimmy fern. . . Affected animals [include] sheep, also goats and cattle. . . After exercise by walking...
A cloak fern (here: Notholaena sinuata var cochisensis).
tree huckleberry, n
...RE File—Internet c nMS , Beech saplings and tree huckleberry were negatively affected by fire....