Definition of Naethings
1. naething [n] - See also: naething
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Literary usage of Naethings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Faiths and Folklore: A Dictionary of National Beliefs, Superstitions and by William Carew Hazlitt (1905)
"... o'naethings." Others are: "to fathom the stack three times," "to dip your left shirt sleeve in a burn where three Lairds' lands meet"; and the last is a ..."
2. The Contemporaries of Burns, and the More Recent Poets of Ayrshire, with by James Paterson (1840)
"(i Pa-an's * son ! how I repine At your unhappy lot; While empty naethings glare and shine, Your mem'ries are forgot. Yet time will sublime still A' true ..."
3. The Black Douglas by Samuel Rutherford Crockett (1899)
"Blessed Saint Anthony, and here was I flight- erin' and ragin' aboot my naethings. Here, lads, blaw the horn and cry the slogan. Fetch the horses frae the ..."