Examples from the Web for mawkin
Forbye, I would rather walk ae mile on the hill wi ye than twae, for ye gang up a brae-face like a mawkin!The Half-Hearted|John Buchan
Perhaps you mean the mawkin that was put up to scare birds from the peas in the garden, for it has more in its head than Tom.The Virgin of the Sun|H. R. Haggard
I pray, let them go; there be more maids than Mawkin, more men than Hodge, and more fools than Firk.
British Dictionary definitions for mawkin
- a slovenly woman
- a scarecrow