Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Froward; perverse; unmanageable.

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Examples

  • 'I never cared muckle for that camsterie goat o' Ringan's, but he wis gey useful the nicht there's no denyin ', whilst as for auld cuddy, dod! but he was in fell voice, an' cam in punctual as the precentor. '

    Border Ghost Stories

  • He is really dear and good, if you only would believe it; and I don't think that he is going to be so camsterie [1] about Lunda folk now that he has seen Mr. Garson.

    Viking Boys

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