Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dialectal (Scotch) form of malt.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Willie Nicol of the 'peck o' maut '-- an interesting memorial of the simplicity of country life in Scotland at the close of the eighteenth century.

    Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, No. 451 Volume 18, New Series, August 21, 1852

  • I think I could agree with this, i think mat comes from the Persian word maut and NOT the latin mort which means death, i think the word mort is obtained from persian which means death.

    Checkmate has me 'at a loss'

  • Shubhendu: "... i think mat comes from the Persian word maut and NOT the latin mort which means death"

    Checkmate has me 'at a loss'

  • ‘Come, come, provost,’ said the lady; rising, ‘if the maut gets abune the meal with you, it is time for me to take myself away — And you will come to my room, gentlemen, when you want a cup of tea.’

    Redgauntlet

  • Nodame naksir berat ma ni orang, apartemen mereka bersebelahan dan Nodame sering [buanget] ngericuhi Chiaki dengan mengikuti Chiaki kemanapun dia pergi, numpang makan di t4 Chiaki, numpang mandi, numpang tidur, numpang segalanya, tanpa mempedulikan penolakan2 Chiaki mulai dari pukulan maut dll mpe Nodame tereak "Gyaboooooooo!!!"

    mayoineko Diary Entry

  • Maine maut ko itne kareeb se dekha hai ki zindagi ke har pal hi keemat samajh aati hai.

    Nice Dialogue

  • Groanin maut, groaning malt, brewed for a lying-in.

    Glossary

  • Other toasts followed, interspersed with ditties from other performers; old George Thomson, the friend of Burns, was ready, for one, with The Moorland Wedding, or Willie brew’d a peck o’ maut; —and so it went on, until Scott and Erskine, with any clerical or very staid personage that had chanced to be admitted, saw fit to withdraw.

    Paras. 50-73

  • We'll mak our maut, and we'll brew our drink, [malt]

    Robert Burns How To Know Him

  • Still we were in Burns's country, for by Craigie Burn lived Jean Lorimer, to whom he wrote love-songs; and a little farther on was the scene where "Willie brewed a peck o 'maut."

    The Heather-Moon

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  • Scots - malt, ie. whisky.

    O Willie brew'd a peck o' maut,
    And Rob and Allen cam to see;
    Three blyther hearts, that lee-lang night,
    Ye wadna found in Christendie.

    - Robert Burns, 'Willie Brew'd A Peck O' Maut'.

    January 28, 2009