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  • noun archaic Alternative form of wretch.


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  • I canna be bathered wi 'the chatterin', fykie, kyowowin 'little wratch.

    My Man Sandy

  • If that waefu ', cunnin', tramping wratch Clockie didna come tae the door, where I was sittin ', an' askit for the new minister.

    Kate Carnegie and Those Ministers

  • And in the case of downright fraud -- finding out what a man had offered for his farm and taking it over his head -- the offender was "an ill gettit wratch."

    Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush

  • A 'micht hae jaloused (suspected) it wesna the sermon the wratch wantit, for he hed the impidence tae complain that the

    Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush

  • Had you called him indolent or useless he had smiled, but "daidlin ', thowless, feckless, fushionless wratch," drew blood at every stroke, like a Russian knout.

    Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush

  • He said he wes up for a walk an 'juist dropped in, the wratch.'

    Kate Carnegie and Those Ministers

  • Will he daur till imaigine 'at he wad be sittin' there, an 'me haudin' him company, gien I believed him cawpable o 'turnin' oot sic a meeserable, contemptible wratch!


  • Captain d'Aillebout, the commandant, was on the wratch, pacing the battery platform; but he seems to have seen nothing unusual till about a hundred and fifty men had got on shore, when they had the folly to announce their presence by three cheers.

    A Half-Century of Conflict - Volume II

  • "Little Andrew, the wratch, has been makin 'a totum wi' his faither's ae razor; an 'the pair man's trying to shave himsel yonder, an' girnan like a sheep's head on the tangs."

    The Proverbs of Scotland

  • What Obama is trying to do has NOTHING to do with giving in or appeasing the enemy in order to not catch their wratch.

    Original Signal - Transmitting Digg


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