Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A Scotch form of moun, must.

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Examples

  • "It's no that, however," said he, "that sud blind a man to facts; and it's true as ye stated it, Leddy Peebles, with yore usual clear-sightedness into a 'human affairs, that a man that's aye drunken, maun be held to be a drunkard; and a man that's aye spendin' whan he should be payin ', maun beware of folks ca'ing him, what ye ca'd him but noo."

    Stuart of Dunleath: A Story of Modern Times

  • The old lady immediately got up and dropped a very quick and what was meant to be a very respect-showing courtesy, saying at the same time, with much deference, and with one of her involuntary twitches, "I '' maun 'to know!"

    Queechy, Volume I

  • But no ae word maun he say to leevin 'sowl aboot it afore it's requiret o' 'im. "

    Malcolm

  • 'I'm no worth your sorrow — the truth maun be known!

    Letter 236

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  • “Mr. Tyrrel,” she said, “this is nae sight for men folk — ye maun rise and gang to another room.”

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • We maun to the Aultoun for the howf of that kind of cattle.

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • They maun hae a hottle,7 maun they? — and an honest public canna serve them!

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • Ye maun ken I have cleiket a particular fancy to this lad,

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • If I wad hae a brace or twa of birds in the house, as every body looks for them after the twelfth — I ken what they are like to cost me — And what for no? — risk maun be paid for. —

    Saint Ronan's Well

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