Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The dike or fence of a sheepfold.

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Examples

  • —Would any gentleman, or set of gentlemen, go and drive a road right through the corner of a fauld-dike, and take away, as my agent observed to them, like twa roods of gude moorland pasture?

    Chapter V

  • 'And then, Mr. Mannering, there was the story about the road and the fauld-dike.

    Guy Mannering, Or, the Astrologer — Complete

  • Would any gentleman, or set of gentlemen, go and drive a road right through the corner of a fauld-dike and take away, as my agent observed to them, like twa roods of gude moorland pasture?

    Guy Mannering, Or, the Astrologer — Complete

  • When I was hurt by one of the d — d whig dogs that shot at me from behind a fauld-dike, I lay a month there, and would stand such another wound to be in as good quarters again.”

    Old Mortality

  • ‘And then, Mr. Mannering, there was the story about the road and the fauld-dike.

    Guy Mannering

  • When I was hurt by one of the d-- d whig dogs that shot at me from behind a fauld-dike, I lay a month there, and would stand such another wound to be in as good quarters again. "

    Old Mortality, Complete

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