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Definition of Starnie
1. a star [n -S]
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Literary usage of Starnie
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1. Fur Seal Arbitration: Proceedings of the Tribunal of Arbitration, Convened by Bering Sea Tribunal of Arbitration (1895)
"July 1. 4- 1882 6. 7. 8. n. 12. 12. 14. 13. 15. starnie Arteel Northeast starnie Arteel and northem-mi Southwest Northeast ..."
2. One Hundred Modern Scottish Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices by David Herschell Edwards (1889)
"... Noo the gowan shuts its e'e, And the starnie lichts its ... maun sleep When the starnie lichts its ..."
3. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"A very small quantity of any thing ; as, " a starnie o1 meal," " a starnie o1 saut," SB It is not used of liquids. STARN-LIGHT, STERN-LIGHT, s. 1. ..."
4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1864)
"Nae moon nor starnie bricht ! Oh ! for thy midwatch, Nicht, And rayless hour ; When I may gang alane, Unmarked by mortal een, And meet my bosom's queen In ..."