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  • 'I seed him a hauf an hour - nay, happen a quarter of an hour sin', just afore I set off.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • He asked us tae write a hingmy, a composition, aboot goin 'tae the swimmin', which was a mistake considerin 'hauf o' that class don't know what a bath looks like, never mind a swimmin 'pool.

    A Big Boy Did It and Ran Away

  • He'll be doon the toon seem 'if he can get part-ex on hauf a Silk Cut.'

    A Big Boy Did It and Ran Away

  • "I've had hauf a tree through ma leg the night, an 'you're talkin' aboot skelfs."

    Country of the Blind

  • "I weesht I had a hauf o 'whisky; this is a dry job," said Sandy, as he cuddled closer against the side of the trench.

    The Kangaroo Marines

  • But a night and hauf a day that I 'll leave my dearie;

    The Modern Scottish Minstrel , Volume I. The Songs of Scotland of the past half century

  • Just think o 'Sim gettin' the dirty gae-bye frae a glaikit lassie hauf his age; and no 'his equal in the three parishes, wi' a leg to tak 'the ee o' a hal dancin'-school, and auld Knapdale's money comin 'till him whenever Knapdale's gane, and I'm hearin' he's in the deid-thraws already.

    Doom Castle

  • The Baron's great-gutcher, auld Alan, ance thought the place no 'braw enough for the eye o' a grand pairty o 'Irish nobeelity that had bidden themsel's to see him, and the day they were to come he burned the place hauf doon.

    Doom Castle

  • The one hauf o 'the men can ay be got to sell the ither.

    The Underworld The Story of Robert Sinclair, Miner


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