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  • noun Plural form of plisky.

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Examples

  • Sandy had twa-three mair pliskies atween Dundee an 'Edinboro, but I hinna time to tell you o' them.

    My Man Sandy

  • "What's this noo?" says I. "Nae mair o 'yer fitba' pliskies, I howp."

    My Man Sandy

  • ` ` Nae man in a civilised country ever played the pliskies ye hae done --- but e'en pickle in your ain pock-neuk --- I hae gi'en ye wanting. ''

    Rob Roy

  • Jupiter, and the Swan, and Danae, and other heathen pliskies.

    A Monk of Fife

  • Just and right has been my walk before you, but -- still -- "Then, with a sudden passion, and rising to his feet, he cried out," Frien's, I'm a poor sinfu 'man, but I'll play no mair pliskies wi' my conscience.

    Scottish sketches

  • Crawford and Traquare, and I'll hae nae such pliskies played in either

    Scottish sketches

  • 'Pretty pliskies ye've been at this day!' cried the old lady, with humorous alacrity; and then, 'Take care -- don't break my crystal!' she cried, as the lawyer came within an ace of knocking the glasses off the table.

    The Wrong Box

  • I think black-burning shame of myself to make mention of such ploys and pliskies; but, after all, it is better to make a clean breast.

    The Life of Mansie Wauch Tailor in Dalkeith, written by himself

  • I think black-burning shame of myself to make mention of such ploys and pliskies; but, after all, it is better to make a clean breast.

    The Life of Mansie Wauch tailor in Dalkeith

  • "Nae man in a civilised country ever played the pliskies ye hae done -- but e'en pickle in your ain pock-neuk -- I hae gi'en ye wanting."

    Rob Roy — Complete

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