maukin

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Noun[edit]

maukin (plural maukins)

  1. (Scotland) Alternative form of malkin. Alternative form of mawkin.

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Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɑːkɪn], [ˈmɔːkɪn]
  • (Northern Scots) IPA(key): [ˈmaːkɪn], [ˈmjaːkɪn]

Noun[edit]

maukin (plural maukins)

  1. hare
    • 1836, Joanna Baillie, Witchcraft, Act 1, p.13
      Arrabella: Thou wilt get there before it be dark, if thou make good speed.
      Bawldry. No, though I had the speed o' a mawkin.
  2. simpleton

Descendants[edit]

  • English: mawkin, maukin