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Definition of Muckle

  • (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

How to use muckle in a sentence. Muckle pronunciation.

As to the verisimilitude of a portrait such as that of Meg Merrilies we must allow Borrow to be a most competent critic, but we are at a loss to sympathise with his failure to appreciate studies of such lifelike fidelity as Edie Ochiltree and Andrew Fairservice, whose views anent "the muckle hure that sitteth on seven hills, as if ane wasna braid eneugh for her auld hinder end," had so much that was in sympathy with Borrow's own.
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But surely it's ower muckle trouble to put you to?
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Ye see, it isna worth muckle.
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It was at a church "atween the muckle Pentland's knees" that Archie Weir of Hermiston noted young Kirsty, and that same "little cruciform place" was the scene of his "PETIT POEME EN PROSE," where we can all spend a peaceful "Lowden Sabbath morning" with his "living Scotch" sounding in our ears.
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He left the venerable city of his birth, which he vowed he must always think of as home, and steered a course on his way to fame "far ayont the muckle sea" which led him from the Bar to Burial.
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Ay, I mind my master had muckle fash about your job.
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Ill pleased I was at the fule thing, that cost as muckle as would hae repaired the house from the wa' stane to the rigging-tree.
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I am no"-(lowering his voice to a whisper, and looking keenly around him)-"I am no that clean unprovided for neither; and though I should die at the back of a dyke, they'll find as muckle quilted in this auld blue gown as will bury me like a Christian, and gie the lads and lasses a blythe lykewake too; sae there's the gaberlunzie's burial provided for, and I need nae mair.
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She wishes muckle he could be gotten to take a walk; she thinks he's but looking very puirly, and his appetite's clean gane; but he'll no hear o' ganging ower the door-stane-him that used to walk sae muckle too.
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I am an auld soldier, as I said before, and I'll take muckle frae your father's son; but no a touch o' the wand while my pike-staff will haud thegither.
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But whether it was made for man's devices or God's service, I have seen ower muckle sin done in it in my day, and far ower muckle have I been partaker of-ay, even here in this dark cove.
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I hae seen mony a man wad hae felled another an anger him, that wadna muckle hae liked a clink against Crummies-horn yon time.
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Yes, the dominie taught us them last Martinmas;" and I proceeded to name them, from the North Ronaldsay down to the Muckle Skerry of Pentland.
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It's but ower muckle to be doubted," echoed Mrs. Shortcake;-"to cast up to her that her father's a barber and has a pole at his door, and that she's but a manty-maker hersell!
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Now' at each end o' the place the doors are lockit, but the front that looks on the garden is open, wi' muckle posts and flower-pots.
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They were roarin' mad by now, and twae had out their knives, but they couldn't do muckle, for it was gettin' dark, and they didn't ken the ground like us, and were aye trippin' and tumblin'.
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The lassie wasn't muckle the easier for gettin' rid o' them.
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He has a muckle place in England, but he aye used to come here in the back-end for the shootin' and in April for birds.
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We'd have the tinklers on our flank, no doubt, but I'm not muckle feared o' them.
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I seen the Captain sklimmin' the wall, and a muckle man took the lassie and flung her up the ladder.
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Examples of Muckle

Example #1
Of all such prejudices and peculiarities, no less than of his gifts, Borrow was ridiculously proud.
Example #2
We most of us love Scott, it is a fact, beyond the power of nice discrimination.
Example #3
Dinna think o' trouble, lad.
Example #4
Do ye agree to that?
Example #5
No, I think ye needna send it now.
Example #6
Weel, I hadna thought that.