Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A flannel garment worn under the outer clothes; an under-vest or under-petticoat.
“A hardy little boy, who had taken the lead in the race round the margin of the lake, did not hesitate a moment to strip off his wylie-coat, plunge into the water, and swim towards the object of their common solicitude.”
“We can shape their wylie-coat, but no their weird.”
“Lady Dalgarno were to sell all she has, even to her very wylie-coat, she canna gie them back the fair Castle of Glenvarloch — that is lost and gane — lost and gane.””
“Dalgarno were to sell all she has, even to her very wylie-coat, she canna gie them back the fair Castle of Glenvarloch -- that is lost and gane -- lost and gane. ”
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