Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A little lass; a lassie.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Flora Grant had admitted that she was a "Nice bit lassock," but that was small comfort.

    In Orchard Glen

  • No, she's a nice bit lassock, but she's not bonnie.

    In Orchard Glen

  • "Flora said I was a 'nice bit lassock,' but Mrs. Johnnie said," -- Christina could not bring herself to tell the humiliating truth -- "she said I wasn't like the rest," she finished falteringly.

    In Orchard Glen

  • This is probably due to provincial Custom, and may be compared with the fondness shown in some parts of Scotland for words such as "boatie," "lassie" or "lassock," etc.

    The Books of the New Testament

  • Besides, 'as he always concluded, ` ` Mattie was nae ordinary lassock-quean; she was akin to the Laird o Limmerfield.' '

    Rob Roy

  • I wadna for ever sae muckle that even the lassock Mattie ken'd onything about it.

    Rob Roy

  • And a long guid day to the pair of ye -- ye are a disobedient regardless lassock, and ye are heapin 'up wrath again the day of wrath, but for all that I'm no sayin' that I'll forget you in my will!

    The Dew of Their Youth

  • "Tammock," said she, standing with her arms wide set, and her hands on that part of the onstead that appears to have been built for them, "wad hae ye mind that I was but a lassock when ye cam 'knoitin' an 'hirplin' alang the Ayrshire road frae Dalmellington."

    Bog-Myrtle and Peat Tales Chiefly of Galloway Gathered from the Years 1889 to 1895

  • I wadna for ever sae muckle that even the lassock Mattie ken’d onything about it.

    Rob Roy

  • Besides,” as he always concluded, “Mattie was nae ordinary lassock-quean; she was akin to the Laird o’ Limmerfield.”

    Rob Roy

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