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Literary usage of Geyan
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Chronicles of Glenbuckie by Henry Johnston (1889)
"I mean it was geyan ... checking his levity, and swaying to the popular side with customary consistency. "It was just geyan ..."
2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1827)
"William M'Gee," said he, raising his voice—it was a geyan strong ane— ... and I thocht it sounded geyan rational, only no very easy to be put in practice. ..."
3. Folklore by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1891)
"... 'na cud ha spa'ared her —tha beasts niver fatted,an'nuthin'ever did well wi'ma; a'm geyan au'd noo, an' a'll must en' ma da'ays in th' Hoose, a reckon, ..."
4. English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature by Henry Morley, William Hall Griffin (1888)
"... of a British, geyan of a Roman mother. Between these there was contest for rule ... slew geyan and the Romish folk fled. A subtle knight of low birth, ..."
5. Tales and Sketches by James Hogg (1837)
"But, Wattle, keep ye a geyan sharp lookout about the ... for the Leddy kens them a' geyan weel; and gin the twenty hunder merks wad come our way, ..."