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Literary usage of Dirdum
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
"A dirten dirdum ye brag o' Done on the Trojan shore, Wi' mony ane to help you ; I Had ... An uproar, a tumult, S. Than rais the meikle dirdum and deny ! ..."
2. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are Explained in by John Jamieson (1867)
"To dree the dirdum ?' to do penance, SB Old Mortality. 3. ... she who drees the dirdum, or experiences the damage ; who must wear the willow." 8. ..."
3. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"To dree the dirdum /' to do penance, SB Old Mortality. 3. ... "ehe who drees the dirdum, or experiences the damage ; who must wear the willow." 8. ..."
4. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1887)
"... -dirdum, rightly explained by Jamieson as " confused noisy mirth " ; and this word is also used adverbially, with the same sense as before, viz. ..."
5. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"dirdum, noise, uproar; supposed to be a corruption of the Gaelic torman, noise, uproar, confusion. ... Sic a dirdum about naething. —Laird of Logan. ..."