Definition of Linties
1. lintie [n] - See also: lintie
Lexicographical Neighbors of Linties
linties (current term)
Literary usage of Linties
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of Lowland Scotch: With an Introductory Chapter Onthe Poetry by Charles Mackay (1888)
"Nae linties lilt on hedge or bush, Poor things, they suffer sairly. Up in the mornin's no for me, ... But oh ! sir," he said, "there are no linties in the ..."
2. Wild Life of Scotland by James Hunter Crawford (1896)
"The linties, or such a miserable remnant of last year's flocks as are left, were feeding on the fallow field as I passed. If the larks are safe because they ..."
3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1826)
"I dinna gang about beating bishes for linties, for deal-be- lickit km the pleasure o' seeing them ..."
4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1864)
"... and linties in plenty, but no nightingales. Doubtless Beattie found the nightingale where he also found the " harp ringing symphonious "—that is, ..."