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New Hampshire Glossary: Beekeeper

Ye insects all, that fly or creep,
  Assist my doleful ditty,
The fat of Bee defunct to weep,
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New Hampshire Glossary: Communion Tokens

Communion Tokens were used in the Presbyterian Church from about 1770s to the early 1900s.  So, unless you are an … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Scotch-Irish

Scotch-Irish- i.e. Ulster-Scots,” a term used to refer to the descendants of Lowland Scottish people who live in Ulster, … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Potash

potash–a substance that was often the first cash crop and export product, for the early … Continue reading

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New Hampshire Glossary: Johnnycake

Let me make this perfectly clear…  Johnnycake is NOT a New Hampshire “Glossary” word

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