Definition of Korkir
1. corkir [n -S] - See also: corkir
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Literary usage of Korkir
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"A red dye, SB " With the top of heath they make a yellow colour ; with a red moss, growing on stones, and called korkir, they dye red ; with the bark of the ..."
2. The History of the Province of Moray: Comprising the Counties of Elgin and by Lachlan Shaw (1882)
"With the top of Heather they make a Yellow colour ; with a red moss growing on stones, and called korkir, they dye Ked ; with the hark of the Alder or Aller ..."
3. Ecclesiological Notes on Some of the Islands of Scotland by Thomas Scott Muir (1885)
"This lichen is the ' Cork' or ' korkir' of many parts of the highlands. In Shetland, along with the pigment prepared therefrom, ..."
4. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are Explained in by John Jamieson (1867)
"... ua To chide ; to reprove, Mearns.— Su. О. kapp-ол, certare. korkir, ». A red dye, SB This Is probably the same with what is called ..."
5. The Weekly Reporter by David Sutherland, India High Court (Calcutta, India), Great Britain Privy Council. Judicial Committee (1895)
"... questions of — (4) Of wife against husband See Convictions. See Jury (A). F. FALSE CHARGE. See Charge (l). FALSE INFORMATION. See Information. KoRKir. ..."