Definition of Lintwhites
1. lintwhite [n] - See also: lintwhite
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Literary usage of Lintwhites
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Poetry of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1897)
"... the linnet: 'the lintwhites chant amang the buds,' i. 170. ... 13; 'the lintwhites in the hazel braes,' iii. 114. ..."
2. One Hundred Modern Scottish Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices by David Herschell Edwards (1889)
"... As I wander alone to her flowery cell, And fresh in my heart's my honnie Nell, Who sleeps hy the ferny Fender. COME, LOVE, WHERE lintwhites SING. ..."
3. The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns, William Ernest Henley (1897)
"... the linnet : " the lintwhites chant amane the buds," 4Я ; " the mavis and the ... 7 ; "the lintwhites in the hazel braes," 240; ..."
4. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"'There's Galla Water, Leader Haughs, Both lying right before us; And Dryburgh, where with chiming Tweed The lintwhites sing in chorus; There's pleasant ..."
5. The Golden Treasury: Selected from the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the by Francis Turner Palgrave (1916)
"'There's Gala Water, Leader Haughs, Both lying right before us ; And Dryburgh, where with chiming Tweed The lintwhites sing in chorus ; There's pleasant ..."