Origin of birkie
Examples from the Web for birkie
Oh, said he, looking awkward, I didna want Birkie to ken he was tied.Spare Hours|John Brown
Birkie, birk′i, n. a strutting or swaggering fellow: a fellow generally.
It wad be better telling ye to answer ceevilly a ceevil question, my birkie.A Daughter of Raasay|William MacLeod Raine
Ye shall never say that Robin of Airyolan roguit ony man,—even a feckless toon's birkie wi' bandy legs!'Tales of Our Coast|S. R. Crockett
She was nine-and-twenty, and a birkie woman of nine-and-twenty can make a good husband out of very unpromising material.The House with the Green Shutters|George Douglas Brown