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Literary usage of Guffie
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Cases Decided in the Court of Session, Court of Justiciary, and House of Lords by Scotland Court of Session, Scotland High Court of Justiciary, Scotland Parliament. House of Lords (1892)
"A draper's warehouse con-M'guffie. sisted of a tenement of several flats, ... The ground of objection was that M'guffie inhabited a dwelling-house ^irn. ..."
2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1822)
"If it is Airs M'guffie hersel', and I am sure she expects ye, she'll no hain the buns ... It's me, Mrs M'guffie, and our Sandy, come to be your first fit. ..."
3. Reports of Decisions in the Supreme Court of the United States: With Notes by Benjamin Robbins Curtis, United States Supreme Court (1870)
"Another objection is, that the first count does not sufficiently allege a partnership between Grant and M'guffie, nor that Grant was the survivor of them. ..."
4. The Scots Revised Reports: Cases Reported Only in the Scottish Jurist, 1829-1865 by Scotland Court of Session (1907)
"Adam in connection with this case ; the legal expense to be determined by Mr. M'guffie—that is, in so far as they are to be apportioned between the parties. ..."
5. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
"guffie, adj. Stupid, foolish, S.; it is also used as a ». in the same sense, S. Skinner gives ... guffie, adj. Thick and fat about the temples or cheeks, ..."