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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hellicat
Literary usage of Hellicat
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
"hellicat, ». A wicked creature, Ettr. For. " Murrain on the gear I—say nought about them. ... get poor Grace out o' that auld hellicat'i clutches. ..."
2. Desultory Notes on Jamieson's Scottish Dictionary by James B. Montogomerie- Fleming (1899)
"... no cross-reference whatever is given to hellicat, though there is as much information about the word under the latter form as under the former. ..."
3. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1842)
"... an' he rade on the ram ; Sic a hellicat deevil was Minister Tarn. My auld Auntie sent him for sugar an' tea,— She kent na, douce woman ! how toothsome ..."
4. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1843)
"Indeed, the frequenters of the place for the last fifty years had been distinguished by the harsh term of hellicat devils. Latterly, nothing specific had ..."