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Adj. A period of time equal to 1 and a half Fortnights. Urban Dictionary

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The word "whilk" in example sentences

They made muckle adu wi 'apologies an' explanations, but the prence aye booed an 'booed, an' said sae little, that they thocht him mortal angert, the whilk was a great vex to my leddy, ye may be sure. ❋ George MacDonald (1864)

She wore a thick, dark vail, doublit over and over her face, the whilk was the moir to be noticed because the nicht was sae warm. " ❋ Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth (1859)

Steenie, ‘and tell them all I have seen last night, whilk are things fitter for them to judge of than a borrel man like me.’ ❋ Unknown (2008)

So that an experienced cavalier, knowing how to lay, as our Scottish phrase runs, ‘the head of the sow to the tail of the grice,’ might get out of the country the pay whilk he could not obtain from the ❋ Unknown (2008)

I was often obliged to run my head against my old acquaintances, the Swedish feathers, whilk your honour must conceive to be double-pointed stakes, shod with iron at each end, and planted before the squad of pikes to prevent an onfall of the cavalry. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Drumsnab, I would be proud to hold some dialogue with you, Sir Duncan, on the nature of the sconce to be there constructed; and whether the angles thereof should be acute or obtuse — anent whilk I have heard the great ❋ Unknown (2008)

In especial, albeit the pay be none of the most superabundant, being only about sixty dollars a-month to a ritt-master, yet the invincible Gustavus never paid above one-third of that sum, whilk was distributed monthly by way of loan; although, when justly considered, it was, in fact, a borrowing by that great monarch of the additional two-thirds which were due to the soldier. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Carrifra-gawns 25 — and muckle to the same purpose, of whilk mair anon. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Now, my lord, as a true Scottish man, and educated at the Mareschal – College of Aberdeen, I was bound to uphold the mass to be an act of blinded papistry and utter idolatry, whilk I was altogether unwilling to homologate by my presence. ❋ Unknown (2008)

The whilk Swedish feathers, although they look gay to the eye, resembling the shrubs or lesser trees of ane forest, as the puissant pikes, arranged in battalia behind them, correspond to the tall pines thereof, yet, nevertheless, are not altogether so soft to encounter as the plumage of a goose. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Only, as I do not understand the scope and range of such old-fashioned artillery, you must make the best disposition you can out of your own head for MY taking the command, whilk I would have gladly done had you been to fight with any Christian weapons, is out of the question, when you are to combat like quivered ❋ Unknown (2008)

But if you speak it in the way of logical ratiocination, whilk I have studied in my youth at the ❋ Unknown (2008)

But this was a particular case, my lord, a CASUS IMPROVISUS, as I may say, in whilk I had no chaplain of my own persuasion to act as my adviser. ❋ Unknown (2008)

I have heard enough since I came here, to satisfy me that a cavalier of honour is free to take any part in this civil embroilment whilk he may find most convenient for his own peculiar. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Meantime, we pray you to think that we are, and will still be, your good kinsman and well-wisher, waiting but for times of whilk we do, as it were, entertain a twilight prospect, and appear and hope to be also your effectual well-doer. ❋ Unknown (2008)

So that, were I undertaking to discipline such a breechless mob, it were impossible for me to be understood; and if I were understood, judge ye, my lord, what chance I had of being obeyed among a band of half salvages, who are accustomed to pay to their own lairds and chiefs, allenarly, that respect and obedience whilk ought to be paid to commissionate officers. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Neither did they strike kettle-drums again at the head of that famous regiment until they behaved themselves so notably at the field of Leipsic; a lesson whilk is not to be forgotten, any more than that exclamation of the immortal ❋ Unknown (2008)

Lightbody; “try our puddings, Mr. Balderstone; there is black pudding and white-hass; try whilk ye like best.” ❋ Unknown (2008)

And, as I have learned while I served the Spaniard, the Duke of Alva in former times had the leaguer-lasses who followed his camp marshalled into TERTIAS (whilk me call regiments), and officered and commanded by those of their own feminine gender, and regulated by a commander-in chief, called in German Hureweibler, or, as we would say vernacularly, Captain of the Queans. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Spandau, situated in the March of Brandenburg, than of any place whilk it had been his fortune to defend in the course of his travels. ❋ Unknown (2008)

I haven't seen the [roadmap] in a [whilke]. ❋ PresidentTech (2010)

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