"Willie said you could talk about pottery all night," cried matie.
"It's up to you now, matie," the stevedore had said to the impatient first officer.
Between men of the incoming and outgoing battalions such casual greetings were exchanged as: "Wot's it like up here, matie?"
And hell get his share, along with the rest of us, matie, said Abe quickly.
Stewart and his privie complaint & informacioune to his matie thair anent.
I doubt not but yor diligence & care will be such as wyll be very acceptable to his matie.
When the lads reached home they told their plan to Willie's sister matie, and then all three determined to carry it out.
Hee saith right (said his matie) a Gentlemans word, especially before witnesses, is as good as his bond.
I come pretty near knowing it, matie, said Joe in a low voice.
At his cuming to facland he learnit that his matie was a huntting, quhair eftir brekfast he addrest him self.