near Wratchet 1832
wratchet, hammer, or
any instrument more formidable than an ordinary walking-stick 1845
the Dandy Loom
effected by wratchet wheels 1846
My wratchet wyfe hes now put out the smoke 1891
Quhen fra this wratcheit lyfe we wend 1897
The cuts tell the story 1902
near Wratchet, Somersetshire
ex A Key to Both Houses of Parliament... consisting of alphabetical notices...lists...
OCR misread (for "hatchet") in entry on “assault,” in The Penny Cyclopaedia
George White. A practical treatise on weaving, by hand and power looms, etc.
ex “The testament and tragedie of umquhile King Henrie Stewart of Gude Memorie” (1567), in James Cranstoun, ed., Satirical Poems of the Time of the Reformation
Quhen fra this wratcheit lyfe we wend;
Grant vs thy grace, to die in peace,
and perseueir vnto the end.
ex A Compendious Book of Godly and Spiritual Songs: Commonly Known as ‘The Gude and Godlie Ballatis’ (Reprinted from the edition of 1567)
Just the thing... The cuts tell the story. Just as easy. Prevents swearing. No more skinned knuckles. Tightening teeth a pleasure...
ex advertisement for The Success Wratchet Cylinder Wrench, in The Threshermen’s Review
3 September 2018
tags: the cuts tell the story; latihan; umquhile; wratchet; ad; this wratcheit lyfe