10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VAUNTY»
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From Ulster to America: The Scotch-Irish Heritage of ...
The Scotch-Irish Heritage of American English Michael Montgomery. V vaunty,
vauntie adj Boastful, vain, proud (Hence vbTo boast). [< vaunt n + -y adj- forming
suffix; OED vaunty adj 'proud, boastful' dialect except in Scotland; SND vauntie ...
The English dialect dictionary
Fu'vaunty be thy looks, ma'am, HAY Linlie (1851) 61. Per. \Vi' bonnet sae vaunty,
an' owerlay sac clean, FORD Her/)(1893) 164. Km. (JAM.) Sig. l trow ye needna
craw sae vantie, Towens Poems (1885) 178. Ayr. \Vow, but your letter made me ...
British Women Poets of the Romantic Era: An Anthology
My ever dear an' worthy aunty, Wha n'er o' wit nor lear was vaunty; Yet often
could, like honest grandam, Unravel dreams; an' whiles, at random, Did truth in
mystic terms declare, Which made us aft wi' wonder stare. Last night, when
Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the ...
Value, Strathmore. To VA M J1 К u, ii. n. To make an ostentations appearance,
S. A. — C. B. ffwemp, splendid. VANDIE, adj. Ostentatious, Kinross-shire. Synon.
vaunty, vauntit. VANDIE, ». A vain, vaunting, self-conceited fellow ; a braggadocio
John Jamieson, John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.), John Longmuir, 1867
2. conceited, haughty, proud, boastful, Scot. vaunty, arrogant, vainglorious;
pompous, supercilious, disdainful, insolent, imperious, lordly, magisterial; inflated
, puffed up, uppish, high-and-mighty, highhanded, high-toned, on one's high
Jerome Irving Rodale, 1978
T.M. 9839, 496 S . Sire, Hartfield Vaunty, 28771. Dam, Hartfield Curly, 9839.
34075. HARTFIELD LAVENDER.— b. and o. Mrs. Barclay, Hartfield, Paisley ; cvd
. 3rd April, 1930 ; col., brown and white. T.M. 9841, 496 S. Sire, Hartfield Vaunty,
Ayrshire Cattle Herd Book Society of Great Britain and Ireland, 1931
A Pilgrimage to Auvergne
... comparison with his own Hotel de l'Europe ; certainly he had reason to be “
vaunty,” for his grand new house was worthy of a more AN ENGLISH MOON. 121
populous town than Thiers, and more.
Louisa Stuart Costello, 1842
... But since the proud Consul's grown vaunty, We'll meet him by land or by sea.
Wherever a clan is disloyal, ' . * . Wherever our king has a foe, He'll quickly see
Donald Macdonald Wi' his Highlanders all/ in a row.-— Guns an' pistols an' a', ...
Unmufit. Unmuvit. unmofved, nndifluroed. Unsonfic. unlnelfyUpo'. upon. V.
Valziant. valiant. Vaunty. hoaslsul. Vow. See \Vow. r \V. \Vacl. . a wad. in [a-wn.
WVad. would. “'adna. 'would not. \Vae. woe. wae worth ze. 'woe lie with ye, woe
The Universal spy; or, The London weekly magazine. (By ...
Altho* my Father was no Laird, Til daffin to be vaunty, He keept ay a gooa Kail-
yard, A ha' House and a Pantry : A good blue Bonnet on his Head, An Owtlay '
bout his Craggy, And ay until the Day he dee'd, . He rade on good Shank's Naggy
Timothy Truepenny (pseud.)