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  1. a Scot word for work
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Examples from the Web for wark

Historical Examples

  • My faither said I was to bide in the house and mind my wark.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 15, No. 89, May, 1875


  • My mon's been a sober mon all his life, and he never negleckit his wark.

  • The puir blackened creatures will be gaun down to their wark.

    The Life of Mansie Wauch

    David Macbeth Moir

  • His evil spirit is awa i' puir 'Brownie's' body, bent on Deevil's wark.

  • Noo, get to wark, an' dinna stand there greetin' an' waggin' yer tongues.

    Greyfriars Bobby

    Eleanor Atkinson