Words and Phrases
ilk

“ilk”

Meaning:

each; such; everyone; each one

Alternative spelling/meaning:

ilka, ilk yin; ilk’ ane

In Literature:

Excerpt from Poetical Epistle Tae Cullybackey Auld Nummer by Thomas Given

Can ony independent man,
wha guides the plough wae wacket han,
while ill laws curse his native lan’
in ilka way,
bow down and serve the landlord clan
for lickplate pay

Excerpt from Tha Swurd in tha Stane by BBC Tellytales - translated by Ulster-Scots Language Society

Ilk’ane leukkin tae tak tha gree! Noo stairtit lat tha kempin be!


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