Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of fyke.

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Examples

  • She is a capital servant, that Jessie; and pleases Mr. Carlyle supremely, attending to all his little 'fykes and manoeuvres' (as she calls it in her private mind) with a zeal and punctuality that leaves him nothing to wish.

    Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • And faith mine _will_ not endure to be loadent wi 'ither fowks fykes

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

  • My lord'll behove to tak 'his orders aff his young leddy ance he's married on her, may be a whilie afore, but that's no to bind ither folk, an' it's no to be thought that at my years I'm to be puttin 'up wi' a 'ther new fangled English fykes an' nonsense maggots.

    Clever Woman of the Family

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