from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A small wooden bowl.
- n. The contents of a coggie, as porridge, brose, liquor, etc.
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Seeing I was homeless, he said he would fend me for the night, and, going into the house, he brought out a coggie of milk and a barley scone.
[For "Fy! let us a 'to the bridal," and "Fy! gie me my coggie, Sirs," and "There's nae luck about the house," Burns puts in a word of praise, from a feeling that Thomson's taste would induce him to exclude the first -- one of our most original songs -- from his collection.] _September, 1793.
For this reason, "Fy! gie me my coggie, Sirs," "Fy let's a 'to the bridal," with several others of that cast, are to me highly pleasing; while "Saw ye my father, or saw ye my mother?" delights me with its descriptive simple pathos.
One sings of his coggie, as if he were in the custom of gulping his whisky all alone; many describe the boisterous carousals in which they made fools of themselves; not a few extol the power and properties of whisky, and incite to Bacchanalian pleasures; and we have several good songs suitable for singing at the close of an evening pleasantly spent, but almost none which express the feelings that naturally well-up when one sees his friends around him, becomes exhilarated through pleasant social intercourse, and finds the path of life smoothed and sweetened by the aid of his brothers.
_coggie_, and to its inmost recesses surrounded by the _laggen girth_.
"good cogg-wame" of 19.1 cf. the coggie (= "womb") in Burns 'version of "The Ploughman"; but here perhaps it means "bowl - shaped belly".
For this reason 'Fye, gie me my coggie, sirs,' 'Fye, let us a' to the bridal, 'with several others of that cast, are to me highly pleasing, while' Saw ye my Father 'delights me with its descriptive simple pathos: "we read in these words the reasons of the difference between the lyrics of the two collections.