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Definition of Tawpie
1. a foolish young person [n -S]
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Literary usage of Tawpie
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."