Definition of Hempie

1. hempy [adj HEMPIER, HEMPIEST] - See also: hempy



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hempie

hemp
hemp-nettle
hemp-nettles
hemp-vine
hemp-vines
hemp agrimony
hemp family
hemp milk
hemp nettle
hemp tree
hemp willow
hempa
hempcrete
hempen
hempen necktie
hempie (current term)
hempier
hempies
hempiest
hemplike
hemps
hempseed
hempseeds
hempvine
hempvines
hempweed
hempweeds
hempy
hemrods
hems

Literary usage of Hempie

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lads' love by Samuel Rutherford Crockett (1897)
"THE SQUARING OF THE hempie. For reasons, therefore, which will now commend themselves to the meanest capacity, it would not do for me to quarrel with the ..."

2. Rob Roy by Walter Scott, David Henry Montgomery (1894)
"HEATHER-COWK, a stalk of heather. HEATHY, covered with heath. HECATE, 327. HECH, indeed. HEMP, a rope, a hangman's halter; see 242. hempie, giddy, wild ..."

3. Old Mortality by Walter SCOTT (1895)
"I was a daft hempie lassie then, and little thought what was to come o't. ... and then slept soundly after such painful agitation. hempie: giddy, wild. ..."

4. Desultory Notes on Jamieson's Scottish Dictionary by James B. Montogomerie- Fleming (1899)
"HEMPY, hempie, ii. 568. " Roguish, riotous, romping. ... I was a daft hempie lassie then, and little thought what was to come o't. ..."

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