balkish

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

balk +‎ -ish

Adjective[edit]

balkish (comparative more balkish, superlative most balkish)

  1. (obsolete, rare) uneven; ridgy
    • 1577, Richard Stanihurst, A plain and perfect description of Ireland[1], quoted in The English Scholar's Library of Old and Modern Works:
      [] I was forthwyth reclaymed from my former resolution, reckening it for better, that my penne shoulde walke in such wyse in that craggie and balkishe way []

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