Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A giddy, frisking girl.

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Examples

  • And there's the distress of thae Mucklebackits --- we canna get a fin o 'fish --- and we hae nae time to send ower to Fairport for beef, and the mutton's but new killed --- and that silly fliskmahoy, Jenny

    The Antiquary

  • I hae prought worthy Mrs. Putler sic a fliskmahoy. ''

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • And there's the distress of thae Mucklebackits -- we canna get a fin o 'fish -- and we hae nae time to send ower to Fairport for beef, and the mutton's but new killed -- and that silly fliskmahoy, Jenny

    The Antiquary — Volume 02

  • And there’s the deer that was shot too — but we will send it ower to the Manse, whilk will pe put civil, seeing I hae prought worthy Mrs. Putler sic a fliskmahoy.” —

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • I maun do something to let you see there's one man in Thrums that has mair faith in you than in a fliskmahoy. "

    The Little Minister

  • -- And there's the deer that was shot too -- but we will send it ower to the Manse, whilk will pe put civil, seeing I hae prought worthy Mrs. Putler sic a fliskmahoy. "

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete

  • Mucklebackits — we canna get a fin o’ fish — and we hae nae time to send ower to Fairport for beef, and the mutton’s but new killed — and that silly fliskmahoy, Jenny Rintherout, has taen the exies, and done naething but laugh and greet, the skirl at the tail

    The Antiquary

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