Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Country-bred; rustic.

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Examples

  • “I ken what ye’re thinking — that because I am landward-bred, I wad be bringing ye to disgrace afore folk; but ye maun ken I’m gay gleg at the uptak; there was never ony thing dune wi’ hand but I learned gay readily, ‘septing reading, writing, and ciphering; but there’s no the like o’ me at the fit-ba’, and I can play wi’ the broadsword as weel as Corporal

    Old Mortality

  • "I ken what ye're thinking -- that because I am landward-bred, I wad be bringing ye to disgrace afore folk; but ye maun ken I'm gay gleg at the uptak; there was never ony thing dune wi 'hand but I learned gay readily,

    Old Mortality, Complete

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