Questions tagged [elizabeth-gaskell]

For questions about the English author Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (1810 – 1865) or about of her literary work, most famously novels such as "Cranford" and "Wives and Daughters".

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What does “Hoo's fully resolved t' sew up meawth an' eend” mean in “Mary Barton”?

I would like to know what "Hoo's fully resolved t' sew up meawth an' eend" means in the following stanza: Eawr Marget declares had hoo cloo'as to put on, Hoo'd goo up to Lunnon an' talk to ...