Datapoint Manx English/Use of definite article where StE has indefinite article

Variety: Manx English
Feature: Use of definite article where StE has indefinite article
Value: A - feature is pervasive or obligatory
Informants: Jennifer Kewley Draskau

Examples

Example 1914:
he's lyin in with the faver
fever

Source: Moore, A. W. and Morrison, Sophia and Goodwin, Edmund 1991: 9