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British Dictionary definitions for maik

maik

noun
  1. Scot an old halfpennyAlso called: meck
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Word Origin

of obscure origin
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Historical Examples

  • But I maik bold to say thay is all a ornery set & unpleasant to hav around.

    The Complete Works of Artemus Ward

    Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)

  • Spaldin's Fort is to maik Prepared Gloo, which mends everything.

    The Complete Works of Artemus Ward

    Charles Farrar Browne (AKA Artemus Ward)

  • The man who kant liv a week on hope, and then maik a harty meal on the result is no philozopher.

    Josh Billings, Hiz Sayings

    Henry Wheeler Shaw

  • Butt it is provin, that no werkis can maik us righteouse: Ergo, no werkis maik us unrychteouse.

  • Ef so, I maik no doubt my revelations will be uv a remarkably startlin character.

    Swingin Round the Cirkle.

    Petroleum V. Nasby