Definition of Sunkets

1. sunket [n] - See also: sunket



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sunkets

sungrebe
sungrebes
sunhat
sunhats
sunitinib
sunk
sunk cost
sunk costs
sunk fence
sunken
sunken-eyed
sunken arch
sunken garden
sunkenly
sunket
sunkets (current term)
sunkie
sunkies
sunkissed
sunks
sunlamp
sunlamps
sunland
sunlands
sunless
sunlessly
sunlessness
sunlight
sunlights
sunlike

Literary usage of Sunkets

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

1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1880)
"sunkets, NW query something. But syne 't 'ad pleas'd the pow'rs abuin To shield them frae annoy, Twas mete that sunkets they ..."

2. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"... sunkets, scraps of food, ... But he was wccl likit by ilka body, And they gied him sunkets to rax his wame ..."

3. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"... sunkets, scraps of food, ... But he was weel likit by ilka body, And they gied him sunkets to rax his wame ..."

4. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"... he'll get sunkets." Although he did not understand the meaning of the term, he naturally enough concluded that this must be the food commonly given to ..."

5. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1815)
"There's thirty hearts there, that wad hae wanted bread ere ye had wanted sunkets, and spent their life-blood ere ye had scratched your finger—yes—there's ..."

6. The World's Best Poetry by Bliss Carman (1904)
"... And sunkets on a Sunday morn, And you should be a rare adept In steel and copper, brass and horn! " I 'll fight you every day you rise. ..."

7. The World's Best Poetry by Bliss Carman (1904)
"... And sunkets on a Sunday morn, And you should be a rare adept In steel and copper, brass and horn! " I 'll fight you every day you rise, Till you can act ..."

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