Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Must not.
““It is impossible,” said Jeanie; “there maunna be mortal creature within hearing of our conference.””
““Hout no! hout no!” said Mrs. Butler, in a tone of entreaty; “ye maunna affront the Captain.””
“Ye maunna curb his head ower sair in neither; and, to be sure, since he has gane doun to the”
“The dragoons will be crying for ale, and they wunna want it, and maunna want it — they are unruly chields, but they pay ane some gate or other.”
“Aweel,' said the Minister, breaking the silence, 'I micht -- be offerin' hospitality to Macmanus, the banker; 'twould be the ceevil thing to do, but if he comes he's my guest, ye ken -- I maunna hae ony "frightfulness"; an 'the cuddy wull be locked up.”
“My, how weel aff ye are!" one woman would exclaim, "I'm telt that ye maunna use a scrubbin 'brush on't, or the pattern will rub off.”
“But you maunna talk like that, Mysie," he said again.”
“Wha seeks the darkest night, wha maunna face the light,”
“Gude faith, he maunna fa '[Footnote: must not claim (to make the honest man)] that!”
“I'll tell ye something, but ye maunna tell yir faither.”
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