Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Isaac.

 Ir’vingites (3 syl.).Isaac of York. 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Isaac.
 
A hedge-sparrow, a corruption of Chaucer’s word, heisuagge. (Anglo-Saxon, heag, hedge; sugga, the sugga bird.)   1
 


 Ir’vingites (3 syl.).Isaac of York. 

 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors