Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Mischievous; troublesome.

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Examples

  • So, I think, we had better lay the haill dirdum on that ill-deedie creature, Major Weir, and say naething about your dream in the wood of

    Redgauntlet

  • So, I think, we had better lay the haill dirdum on that ill-deedie creature, Major Weir, and say naething about your dream in the wood of Pitmurkie.

    Wandering Willie’s Tale

  • -- constables, keep him fast! where that ill-deedie hempy is, ye are sure that Alan Fairford is not far off.

    Redgauntlet

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