Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a white face: applied to cattle.
  • Foolish; silly.

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Examples

  • Gowans, and there's your ain brockit cow, and the wee hawkit ane, that ye ca'd -- I needna tell ye how ye ca'd it -- but I couldna bid them sell the petted creature, though the sight o 'it may sometimes gie us a sair heart -- it's no the poor dumb creature's fault -- And ane or twa beasts mair

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian, Complete

  • There is Gowans, and there’s your ain brockit cow, and the wee hawkit ane, that ye ca’d — I needna tell ye how ye ca’d it — but I couldna bid them sell the petted creature, though the sight

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

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