Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A Scotch form of moun, must.
“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.”
“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!”
“But no ae word maun he say to leevin 'sowl aboot it afore it's requiret o' 'im. ”
“I'm no worth your sorrow — the truth maun be known!”
“Filed under: Haji Malang Dargah, chancawalli rafaees, haji malang, maun baba, rafaees”
““Mr. Tyrrel,” she said, “this is nae sight for men folk — ye maun rise and gang to another room.””
“We maun to the Aultoun for the howf of that kind of cattle.”
“They maun hae a hottle,7 maun they? — and an honest public canna serve them!”
“Ye maun ken I have cleiket a particular fancy to this lad,”
“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. —”
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