Definitions

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  • adj. more
  • adv. more

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Examples

  • The very primroses -- ye brocht me the first this spring yersel ', Mr. Sutherland -- come out at the fit o' the trees, and look at me as if they said, 'We ken -- we ken a' aboot it; 'but never a word mair they say.

    David Elginbrod

  • And sae he fell out o 'ae dwam into another, and ne'er spak a word mair, unless it something we you'dna mak out, about a dipped candle being gude eneugh to see to dee wi'.

    On the Old Road, Vol. 2 (of 2) A Collection of Miscellaneous Essays and Articles on Art and Literature

  • I'se een be open-hearted wi 'you, and tell you that this is a friend's secret, and that they suld draw me wi' wild horses, or saw me asunder, as they did the children of Ammon, sooner than I would speak a word mair about the matter, excepting this, that there was nae ill intended, but muckle gude, and that the purpose was to serve them that are worth twenty hundred

    The Antiquary

  • "For the sake of the holy rood, whisht, man," said the goodwife, "our leddy is half gane already, as ye may see by that fleightering of the ee-lid -- a word mair and she's dead outright."

    The Monastery

  • And sae he fell out o 'ae dwam into another, and ne'er spak a word mair, unless it were something we cou'dna mak out, about a dipped candle being gude eneugh to see to dee wi'.

    Old Mortality, Complete

  • But I'se een be open-hearted wi 'you, and tell you that this is a friend's secret, and that they suld draw me wi' wild horses, or saw me asunder, as they did the children of Ammon, sooner than I would speak a word mair about the matter, excepting this, that there was nae ill intended, but muckle gude, and that the purpose was to serve them that are worth twenty hundred o 'me.

    The Antiquary — Volume 02

  • My certie! the Marquis kenn’d o’t, and it was the best o’ the game; for, when I couldna pacify your honour wi’ a’ that I could say, I aye threw out a word mair about the gunpouther, and garr’d the Marquis tak the job in his ain hand.”

    The Bride of Lammermoor

  • “For the sake of the holy rood, whisht, man,” said the goodwife, “our leddy is half gane already, as ye may see by that fleightering of the ee-lid — a word mair and she’s dead outright.”

    The Monastery

  • And sae he fell out o’ ae dwam into another, and ne’er spak a word mair, unless it were something we cou’dna mak out, about a dipped candle being gude eneugh to see to dee wi’.

    Old Mortality

  • My certie! the Marquis kenn'd o't, and it was the best o 'the game; for, when I couldna pacify your honour wi' a 'that I could say, I aye threw out a word mair about the gunpouther, and garr'd the Marquis tak the job in his ain hand. "

    The Bride of Lammermoor

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