Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Trouble; annoyance; vexation.

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Examples

  • "'Never you fash your thumb about that, Maister Francie,' returned the landlady with a knowing wink, 'every Jack will find a Jill, gang the world as it may; and, at the warst o't, better hae some fashery in finding a partner for the night, than get yoked with ane that you may not be able to shake off the morn.'"

    The Proverbs of Scotland

  • -- "Every Jack will find a Jill, gang the world as it may -- and, at the warst o't, better hae some fashery in finding a partner for the night, than get yoked with ane that you may not be able to shake off the morn."

    St. Ronan's Well

  • Tofano was nowise moved by these words from his besotted intent; wherefore quoth she to him, 'Harkye now, I can no longer brook this thy fashery, God pardon it thee!

    The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio

  • “Never you fash your thumb about that, Maister Francie,” returned the landlady, with a knowing wink. — “Every Jack will find a Jill, gang the world as it may — and, at the warst o’t, better hae some fashery in finding a partner for the night, than get yoked with ane that you may not be able to shake off the morn.”

    Saint Ronan's Well

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