Definition of Tawpie

1. Noun. (chiefly Scotland) foolish or awkward youngster ¹



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Definition of Tawpie

1. a foolish young person [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tawpie

tawn
tawneys
tawnier
tawnies
tawniest
tawnily
tawniness
tawninesses
tawny
tawny-breasted tinamou
tawny-breasted tinamous
tawny-owl
tawny eagle
tawny owl
tawny owls
tawpie (current term)
tawpies
taws
tawse
tawsed
tawses
tawsing
tawt
tawted
tawtie
tawtier
tawtiest
tawting
tawts
tax

Literary usage of Tawpie

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1. Old Mortality by Walter SCOTT (1895)
"Whisht, ye silly tawpie ! " said her father; " we have naething to do how they come by the ... tawpie : girl, foolish girl. Bestial: beasts. Dour stubborn. ..."

2. Rob Roy by Walter Scott, Sr., Sir Walter Scott (2001)
"... this length without he had made his last will and testament — Mattie had ill-will to see me set awa on this ride, and grat awee, the sillie tawpie ; but ..."

3. The Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1841)
"They keep me at hame frae the dance and the market, Because I am some years younger than ANN ; The tawpie's their ..."

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