Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Jaded; decayed; worn out.

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Examples

  • A disjaskit creature she looked as the wind drove a scud of dark cloud across her pale face, or when she peered over the black bank below her, only to be hidden once more by an angry drift of rain.

    Stories of the Border Marches

  • His countenance was barely o 'this earth -- sair disjaskit an' no 'manlike ava' -- mair like a lassie far gane in a decline; but raised-like too, an 'wi' a kind o 'defiance in it, as if he was darin' the Almichty to His face.

    Bog-Myrtle and Peat Tales Chiefly of Galloway Gathered from the Years 1889 to 1895

  • He found himself lying without his Kilmarnock, from which he might have received deadly damage, being subject to the rheumatics in the cuff of the neck; and every thing about him was in a most fearful and disjaskit state.

    The Life of Mansie Wauch Tailor in Dalkeith, written by himself

  • He found himself lying without his Kilmarnock, from which he might have received deadly damage, being subject to the rheumatics in the cuff of the neck; and everything about him was in a most fearful and disjaskit state.

    The Life of Mansie Wauch tailor in Dalkeith

  • I micht hae a minister in the window gin it did! "said he, glancing at the disjaskit-looking wood figure he had bought at a sale of bankrupt stock in Glasgow, with" THIS STYLE OF SUIT, £2, 10s. "printed on the breast of it.

    Bog-Myrtle and Peat Tales Chiefly of Galloway Gathered from the Years 1889 to 1895

  • "What get ye there but the dry banes o 'morality, upo' which the win 'o' the word has never blawn to pit life into the puir disjaskit skeleton.

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

  • "And I'm thinkin '," he added, "that the buiks are beginnin 'to ken by this time what they're aboot; for sic a throuither disjaskit midden o' lere, I never saw.

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

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