Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See bounteth.

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Examples

  • —But I hope my mistress’s is a good will for a’ that, for it would be hard on me to lose the wee bit legacy—I served for little fee and bountith, weel I wot.

    Chapter XXXIX

  • ` ` Woman, '' reiterated the traveller, ` ` do you think we can stand here all day till you have cheated that poor servant wench out of her half-year's fee and bountith? ''

    The Antiquary

  • Cromwell, go wi 'ye, if ye gie them either fee or bountith, or sae muckle as a black pair o' cheverons! ''

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • But I hope my mistress's is a good will for a 'that, for it would be hard on me to lose the wee bit legacy; I served for little fee and bountith, weel I wot.'

    Guy Mannering, Or, the Astrologer — Volume 02

  • "Woman," reiterated the traveller, "do you think we can stand here all day till you have cheated that poor servant wench out of her half-year's fee and bountith?"

    The Antiquary — Complete

  • In this proposal there was much that pleased old David, -- there was bed, board, and bountith -- it was a decent situation -- the lassie would be under

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete

  • What fee or bountith am I to take from the son of your mother, that fed, clad, and bielded me as if I had been a sister?”

    The Fair Maid of Perth

  • Out wi’ them, Jenny — out o’ the house! and, Jock, my curse, and the curse of Cromwell, go wi’ ye, if ye gie them either fee or bountith, or sae muckle as a black pair o’ cheverons!”

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • "E'en sae, Milnwood," replied Cuddie; "for the puir quean gat leave to come near me wi 'speaking the loun fair, (d-- n him, that I suld say sae!) and sae she bade me God speed, and she wanted to stap siller into my hand; -- I'se warrant it was the tae half o' her fee and bountith, for she wared the ither half on pinners and pearlings to gang to see us shoot yon day at the popinjay."

    Old Mortality, Complete

  • I account my wage, board-wage, fee and bountith, — ay, to that length o’t at the least.”

    Rob Roy

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