Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A calico-printer.
  • noun A bungler; one who spoils everything he meddles with.

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Examples

  • Ye see, they say Dunbog is nae mair a gentleman than the blunker that’s biggit the bonnie house down in the howm.

    Chapter III

  • 'O troth, Laird,' continued Meg, during this by-talk, 'it's but to the like o' you ane can open their heart; ye see, they say Dunbog is nae mair a gentleman than the blunker that's biggit the bonnie house down in the howm.

    Guy Mannering, Or, the Astrologer — Complete

  • 'O troth, Laird,' continued Meg, during this by-talk, 'it's but to the like o' you ane can open their heart; ye see, they say Dunbog is nae mair a gentleman than the blunker that's biggit the bonnie house down in the howm.

    Guy Mannering, Or, the Astrologer — Volume 01

  • a gentleman than the blunker that's biggit the bonnie house down in the howm.

    Guy Mannering — Complete

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  • "1. A bungler; one who spoils everything he meddles with.

    2. A calico-printer."

    --Century Dictionary

    September 10, 2010