vogie

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vogie (comparative more vogie, superlative most vogie)

  1. (Scotland) Proud; conceited; vain.
    • 1791, Robert Burns, My Hoggie:
      My joy, my pride, my hoggie! My only beast, I had nae mae, And vow but I was vogie !
    • 1821, R. Hatrick, “Kate Of Bogie”, in The Harp of Caledonia: A Collection of Songs, Ancient and Modern:
      She, all unconscious, void of guile, Nor sour, nor idly vogie ; Would condescending, sweetly smile On a' the swains o' Bogie.
    • 1823, John Galt, Ringan Gilhaize; Or, The Covenanters, page 12:
      Among them was one Patrick Girdwood, the deacon of the craft, a most comical character, so vogie of his honours and dignities in the town-council, that he could not get the knight told often enough what a load aboon the burden he had in keeping a'things douce and in right regulation amang the bailies.
  2. (Scotland) Happy; pleased or well-disposed.
    • 1800, Robert Fergusson, “Ode to the Bee”, in The Poetical Works of Robert Fegusson, page 114:
      Fu' vogie, an' fu' blythe to crap The winsome flow'rs frae Nature's lap, Twining her living garlands there, That lyart Time can ne'er impair.
    • 1811, The Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany:
      Look gaylie yet, look vogie yet, And strive a' we can to gang gaylie yet !
    • 1936, John Galt & David Storrar Meldrum, The Works of John Galt: Annals of the parish, page 110:
      But Miss Betty was so vogie with her gay mantle that she sent back word, it would be making it o'er common ; which so nettled the old courtly lady that she vowed revenge, and said the mantle would not be long seen on Miss Betty.
    • 1844, Alexander Whitelaw, The book of Scottish song, collected and illustrated with historical and critical notices, page 238:
      Come, lads, and view your partners weal, Wale each a blythcsome rogie : I'll tak' this lassie to mysel', She looks sae keen and vogie.

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