1. squeamish, dainty about one's food ...19C Eng. dial.
2. inferior, second-rate, spurious; unwholesome, decaying;
coarse, worthless, rubbishy ...1859 Eng. dial.
1. a tough old goose, not fit for eating; an inferior breed of sheep
...1771 Eng. dial.
2. a plain or slovenly woman ...L18 sl.
3. unwholesome, decayed, or loathsome meat; offal
...1847 Eng. dial. or vulgar
4. bad, unwholesome food; refuse of any kind; anything worthless,
valueless, or rubbishy; rubbish; scraps; odds and ends ...1851 sl.
5. a gossip, a newsmonger; a pert, meddling woman or girl
...19C Eng. dial.
6. a quarrelsome person ...19C Eng. dial.
7. chatter, idle talk; gossip; an unsettled argument ...19C Eng. dial.
8. a practical joke, mischief ...19C Eng. dial.
9. a predicament, a fix, hobble ...19C Eng. dial.
10. a term of opprobrium applied to persons; a loose character;
a disreputable old woman; a simpleton, a noodle ...19C Eng. dial.
1. to quarrel, to speak abusively ...19C Eng. dial.
2. to nag, to grumble at ...19C Eng. dial.
3. to loaf, to loiter about ...Bk1898 Eng. dial.
4. to keep company; to pay addresses to; to court ...Bk1898 Eng. dial.
apparently a word of dialectal origin, widely used in Lincolnshire,
Yorkshire, and adjacent counties: of uncertain derivation
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1771 - (for noun, definition 1) A Tour in Scotland, Thomas Pennant;
see Example below
From: A Tour in Scotland
By Thomas Pennant
The Second Edition, 1772