Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Airshire breed -- and I have promised him a cheese; and I wad wuss ye, if Gowans, the brockit cow, has a quey, that she suld suck her fill of milk, as I am given to understand he has none of that breed, and is not scornfu 'but will take a thing frae a puir body, that it may lighten their heart of the loading of debt that they awe him.

    Sir Walter Scott (English Men of Letters Series)

  • Gowans, and there's your ain brockit cow, and the wee hawkit ane, that ye ca'd -- I needna tell ye how ye ca'd it -- but I couldna bid them sell the petted creature, though the sight o 'it may sometimes gie us a sair heart -- it's no the poor dumb creature's fault -- And ane or twa beasts mair

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete

  • “Why — let me see — the two black — the dun one — yon doddy — him with the twisted horn — the brockit — How much by the head?”

    Chronicles of the Canongate

  • There is Gowans, and there’s your ain brockit cow, and the wee hawkit ane, that ye ca’d — I needna tell ye how ye ca’d it — but I couldna bid them sell the petted creature, though the sight

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • Devonshire kye, of which he is enamoured, although I do still haud by the real hawlit Airshire breed -- and I have promised him a cheese; and I wad wuss ye, if Gowans, the brockit cow, has a quey, that she suld suck her fill of milk, as I am given to understand he has none of that breed, and is not scornfu 'but will take a thing frae a puir body, that it may lighten their heart of the loading of debt that they awe him.

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete

  • Airshire breed ” and I have promised him a cheese; and I wad wuss ye, if Gowans, the brockit cow, has a quey, that she suld suck her fill of milk, as I am given to understand he has none of that breed, and is not scornfu 'but will take a thing frae a puir body, that it may lighten their heart of the loading of debt that they awe him.

    Sir Walter Scott

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.