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- adj. Obsolete form of malkin.
- adj. A hare.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See malkin.
- n. A hare.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See malkin.
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Colonel Honeywood  are obliged to sell their commands at half-value, and leave the army, for drinking destruction to the present Ministry, and dressing up a hat on a stick, and calling it Harley; then drinking a glass with one hand, and discharging a pistol with the other at the maukin,  wishing it were Harley himself; and a hundred other such pretty tricks, as inflaming their soldiers, and foreign
And maukin steals across the lawn beneath the twilight gray;
Weel he maun hae likit leevin 'things, puir maukin an' a '-- jist like our Robbie Burns for that.
'What wad the grew (grayhound) be efter but maukin (hare)?' returned
She cud hae wiled a maukin frae its lair wi 'her bonnie Hielan' speech.
Bloatsheet bounced through the kail-yard like a maukin, clamb over the bit wall, and off like mad; while Blister was feeling Magneezhy's pulse with one hand, and looking at his doctor's watch, which he had in the other.
"I'm just o 'your mind," quoth the desperado, "and I'll send ye a maukin  the morn, man."
A rare eye, too, is his at the setting of a springe for woodcocks, or tracking a maukin on the snow.
No thou pitiful flatterer of thy master's imperfections; thou maukin made up of the shreds and parings of his superfluous fopperies.
Yer killin’ mii wiff awl yore maukin’, yU know–killin’ mii!
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