Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See towsie.

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Examples

  • The next instant a scream invaded the astonished air fit to rival the skirl produced by the towzie tyke of Kirk

    Malcolm

  • A winnock-bunker in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o 'beast; A towzie tyke, black, grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge: He scre'd the pipes and gart them skirl, Till roof and rafters a' did dirl.

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  • A winnock-bunker in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o 'beast; A towzie tyke, black, grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge: He screw'd the pipes and gart them skirl, Till roof and rafters a' did dirl.

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  • A winnock-bunker in the east, There sat auld Nick, in shape o 'beast; A towzie tyke, black, grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge: He scre'd the pipes and gart them skirl,

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  • There sat auld Nick, in shape o 'beast; A towzie tyke, black, grim, and large, To gie them music was his charge: He screw'd the pipes and gart them skirl, Till roof and rafters a' did dirl.

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  • He had on a sma 'sark (vest) below and a pair of nankeen (no idea what that means) breeks (trousers), wi' his legs bare to the knees, his breast open, his towzie head and the coal gum nae mair than aff his face.

    icAyrshire

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