from The Century Dictionary.
- An obsolete spelling of
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Weel, at the hinder end, we saw the wee flag yirk up to the mast-heid upon the harbour rocks.
Weel, at the hinder end, we saw the wee flag yirk up to the mast-held upon the harbour rocks.
David Balfour, Second Part Being Memoirs Of His Adventures At Home And Abroad, The Second Part: In Which Are Set Forth His Misfortunes Anent The Appin Murder; His Troubles With Lord Advocate Grant; Captivity On The Bass Rock; Journey Into Holland And France; And Singular Relations With James More Drummond Or Macgregor, A Son Of The Notorious Rob Roy, And His Daughter Catriona
Weel, at the hinder end, we saw the wee flag yirk up to the mast - heid upon the harbour rocks.
"O guid deil, O kind deil, dinna yirk awa 'puir Jock to that ill bit -- puir Jock, that never yet did ye ony hairm, but aye wished ye weel!