Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of grane.

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Examples

  • ` ` And that's a 'your Whiggery,' 're-echoed the Jacobite heroine; ` ` that's a' your Whiggery, and your presbytery, ye cut-lugged, graning carles!

    The Waverley

  • 'Ay, and they are a hantle mair pious and devout than ever a body I hae seen in Eyemouth, or a' the country side to boot; forbye, my minnie's auld auntie, that sat graning by the ingle, and ay banned us when we came ben.

    A Modern Telemachus

  • 'And that's a' your Whiggery, 'reechoed the Jacobite heroine;' that's a 'your Whiggery, and your presbytery, ye cut-lugged, graning carles!

    Waverley

  • Ye see I wad get my mither bestowed wi 'her auld graning tittie, auntie Meg, in the Gallowgate o' Glasgow, and then I trust they wad neither burn her for a witch, or let her fail for fau't o 'fude, or hang her up for an auld whig wife; for the provost, they say, is very regardfu' o 'sic puir bodies.

    Old Mortality, Complete

  • The tane was aye graning about giving tribute to Caesar, and the tither is as daft wi 'her whiggery.

    Old Mortality, Complete

  • Jacobite heroine; ‘that’s a’ your Whiggery, and your presbytery, ye cut-lugged, graning carles!

    Waverley

  • Ye see I wad get my mither bestowed wi’ her auld graning tittie, auntie Meg, in the Gallowgate o’

    Old Mortality

  • “Ill luck be in the graning corse o’ thee! the prettiest lad in Clydesdale this day maun be a sufferer, and a’ for you and your daft whiggery!”

    Old Mortality

  • 'that's a' your Whiggery, and your presbytery, ye cut-lugged, graning carles!

    Waverley — Volume 1

  • a 'your Whiggery, and your presbytery, ye cut-lugged, graning carles!

    Waverley: or, 'Tis sixty years since

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