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mair

[mair] /mɛər/
adjective, noun, adverb, Scot. and North England
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  • mair by token,” said Swertha, coolly, “I will see what his father thinks about it.

    The Pirate Sir Walter Scott
  • But it concerns me mair aboot Francie nor my leddy: what's to come o' him when a' 's gane?

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • "Maybe he has been kissin' mair than his ain hand," said Alisoun Begbie, slyly.

    Lochinvar S. R. Crockett
  • Noo 'at ye hae begun, ye'll be growin mair and mair like ither fowk.'

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • Ou, the origin o' cock-fightin' gangs back to the time o' the Greek wars, a thoosand or twa years syne, mair or less.

    A Window in Thrums J. M. Barrie
  • mair's the pity, and then you wouldna be running bull-neck on your death before your time.

    The Christian Hall Caine
  • Bonny Molly Grieve was never seen again, nor heard of mair in this world!

  • That's mair nor he could do for the numskulls as never think.

    A Son of Hagar Sir Hall Caine
  • mair for Margarit Dunhome the time sche was in prison, and was put to death,      065: 14: 4.

  • It's mair than that—it's far mair—it's downright incredible.

    The O'Donoghue Charles James Lever

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