Definition of Faiks
1. faik [v] - See also: faik
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Literary usage of Faiks
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Chronicle of Scottish Poetry: From the Thirteenth Century, to the Union of ...by James Sibbald by James Sibbald (1802)
"... Oa Venus whs vaiks, To mufe on our maiks, Syne fing for thair faiks, The night is neir gone. ..."
2. The New Statistical Account of Scotland (1845)
"... through in the engine pit are, 3 feet of clay, 9 feet of faiks, 12 feet of till mixed with ... 12 feet of gray faiks, 6 feet of white blaise or till, ..."
3. The Collegians: Or, The Colleen Bawn, a Tale of Garryowen by Gerald Griffin (1906)
"'faiks, maybe so,' returned Falvey, rising and looking about him with some briskness of eye. ... faiks, I thought I was hoi. But there's one thing, anyway. ..."
4. Legends and Stories of Ireland by Samuel Lover (1899)
"faiks the masons didn't like the notion of losing their honest ... faiks, the masons begun to down their work, and whin they went an for some time, ..."
5. Irish Wit and Humor: Classified Under Appropriate Subject Headings, With, in by Walter Henry Howe (1898)
"Wasn't that mighty cute o' the fool, sir? And wid that, my dear sowl, no sooner said nor done. faiks, the masons began to pull down their work, ..."
6. The Statistical Account of Lanarkshire (1841)
"14 00 00 000 Shale and faiks, .00 00 00 15 0 0 Hard sandstone, .00 00 00 400 Shale, ... 09 00 00 000 faiks'and shale, .00 00 00 500 Two ironstone bands, ..."