Definition of Puirest
1. puir [adj] - See also: puir
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Puirest
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Literary usage of Puirest
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1833)
"... is lang"—for that " the rents are both dead—and that you puirest creature is aye safe in tli<; do not remember having seen their haun o' God. ..."
2. The Buik of the Croniclis of Scotland: Or, A Metrical Version of the History by Hector Boece, William Stewart (1858)
"... honour I rak nocht worth ane flie; " I had far levar leve at my libertie " In Albione, and be the puirest prince, " Na in riches ring wnder the Romans. ..."