Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Crafty; cheating; roguish.

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Examples

  • I had a friend in you, Mr. Bindloose — I am sure I aye took your part when folk miscaa’d ye, and said ye were this, that, and the other thing, and little better than an auld sneck-drawing loon, Mr.Bindloose. —

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • "Aweel -- aweel -- live and learn, they say -- I thought I had a friend in you, Mr. Bindloose -- I am sure I aye took your part when folk miscaa'd ye, and said ye were this, that, and the other thing, and little better than an auld sneck-drawing loon, Mr. Bindloose.

    St. Ronan's Well

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