shavie

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A trick or prank.

Examples

  • hey play'd me sik a deevil o 'a shavie that I daur say if my harigals were turn'd out, ye wad see twa nicks i' the heart o 'me like the mark o' a kail-whittle in a castock.

    The Complete Works of Robert Burns

Note

The word 'shavie' is related to 'shave'.

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