Words and Phrases



careless; unlucky

In Literature:

Excerpt from Larne Hirin' Fair by John Clifford

Of coorse their’s ither thaveless bein’s,
saft, hairmless, feckless doits - the lea’ins.
They’re happy hokin’ in a sheugh
or dungin’ byres, or somethin’ rugh

Excerpt from On Killing a Mouse in Harvest by Sarah Leech

O poor feckless thing, why did I kill thee?
The muse sic death could never will thee

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