Maukin

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Maukin (Zoöl) A hare.
    • Maukin See Malkin.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • maukin See malkin.
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Usage

In literature:

No thou pitiful flatterer of thy master's imperfections; thou maukin made up of the shreds and parings of his superfluous fopperies.
"The Old Bachelor" by William Congreve
She cud hae wiled a maukin frae its lair wi' her bonnie Hielan' speech.
"Robert Falconer" by George MacDonald
A rare eye, too, is his at the setting of a springe for woodcocks, or tracking a maukin on the snow.
"Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2" by John Wilson
And maukin steals across the lawn beneath the twilight gray; Then, oh!
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume V." by Various
And maukin steals across the lawn beneath the twilight gray; Then, oh!
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volumes I-VI." by Various
No thou pitiful flatterer of thy master's imperfections; thou maukin made up of the shreds and parings of his superfluous fopperies.
"The Comedies of William Congreve Volume 1 [of 2]" by William Congreve
There are mair maidens than maukins.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
She's a perfect meeracle, and as soople as a maukin.
"Spare Hours" by John Brown
Once they raised, as it had been a poor maukin, a young lad that ran from them.
"The Men of the Moss-Hags" by S. R. Crockett
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