Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The corner of a plaid, folded over so as to form a pocket.

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Examples

  • But at the last he gets a bottle from his plaid-neuk and holds it up to her; whereupon she came at once into

    Lay Morals

  • That which he had called cubical, I had never had much doubt of; sure enough it was a little Bible, to carry in a, plaid-neuk.

    Kidnapped: The Adventures of David Balfour

  • But at the last he gets a bottle from his plaid-neuk and holds it up to her; whereupon she came at once into a composition, and the pair sat, drinking of the bottle, and daffing and laughing together, on a mound of heather.

    Lay Morals

  • I had never had much doubt of; sure enough it was a little Bible, to carry in a plaid-neuk.

    Kidnapped

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