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verb, noun
a Scot word for might1 , might2
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  • But Saunders' only reply was this: "Mony a time he's hed tae gang round; he micht as weel hae an open road for his last traivel."

  • Why did na ye call me, so that ain o' us micht eenvestigate?

    The Great Dome on Mercury Arthur Leo Zagat
  • In that way, wharever He micht be walkin' aboot, we could aye get Him!

    The Elect Lady George MacDonald
  • Ay, it micht mak them humble to see hoo foolish they are syne.

    A Window in Thrums J. M. Barrie
  • Na, na, a' micht hae gaed awa' an' said naethin' gin Leezbeth hedna been sae ready wi' her heats.

  • "And he micht hae had a nicer burial," said the cousin's wife, with firmness.

    Erchie (AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro
  • “It micht be John Dunwoodie,” the tinsmith answered cautiously.

    The Little Minister J. M. Barrie
  • "There's nae sayin' hoo it micht look wi' a wash," suggested John.

    Afterwards Ian Maclaren
  • I answerit that I wald tak him with me to Craigmillar, quhais the mediciner and I micht help him, and not be far from my sone.

  • George thought we micht maybe come to a settlement about the house.

    Merkland Mrs. Oliphant

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