Vogie

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Vogie vō′gi (Scot.) vain: merry.
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Usage

In literature:

A excellent skool sistim is in vogy here.
"The Complete Works of Artemus Ward" by Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)
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In poetry:

Jean, wha vogie, loo'd to busk aye
In her hame-spun, thrifty wark;
Now sells a' her braws for whisky
To her last gown, coat, and sark!
"Scotland's Scaith, Or, The History O' Will And Jean. Owre True A Tale. In Two Parts" by Hector MacNeill
'Ill fated wand'rer! doom'd to mane!
Wan sufferer! bleech'd wi' care and pain!
How chang'd alas! since vogie vain,
Wi' spirits light,
Ye hail'd me first in untaught strain
On Strevlin's height!
"The Scottish Muse" by Hector MacNeill
Twa dochters were married—waesucks for the men!
Wi' drink they began, an' in drink they did en';
An' Jock, their ae brither, a vogie young chiel,
Wi' drink was owrecome an' left deid on the fiel'.
"Sketches of Village Character In Days "O' Langsyne"" by Janet Hamilton