Lexicographical Neighbors of Sunkie
Literary usage of Sunkie
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"Mony a day hae I wrought my stocking, and sat on my sunkie under that saugh." Guy Mann. ii. 18. It is frequently used to denote such a stool as a dairy-maid ..."
2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1830)
"His wife, scarcely less imbecile, sat rocking herself to and fro on a low seat, called a sunkie, before a fire, which she in vain tried to make burn, ..."
3. Guy Mannering by Walter Scott (1910)
"... but yet its roots are in the earth, and it hangs ower the bit burn ? Mony a day hae I wrought my stocking and sat on my sunkie under that saugh. ..."