Definition of Skeigh
1. proud [adj] - See also: proud
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Literary usage of Skeigh
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The poems of Alexander Scott by Alexander Scott (1896)
"... all occur in the following stanza of " The Auld Farmer's New-Year Morning Salutation to his Auld Mare Maggie "— " When thou an' I were young an' skeigh, ..."
2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"... corain on Or when her IOOK grew skeigh, It's then the wbe auld man Was blythe to stand ... The las-ses turned skeigh, man ; To keep the lads ..."
3. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"When thou and I were young and skeigh. —BURNS: Auid Farmer to his Auid Mare, Maggie. Maggie coost her head fu' heigh, ..."