Words and Phrases
muckle

“muckle”

Meaning:

much; a large amount; big

Alternative spelling/meaning:

meikle

In Literature:

Excerpt from The Tale of the Butter Horn by Matthew Meek

for which they slyly did prepare
a butter-horn wi’ meikle care

Excerpt from Bab M'Keen interviews General Grant by Bab M'Keen

If I heir o’ a man that has made his mark…
no’ sae muckle for his jinglers as his janius,
I say tae myself, “Bab, ye oucht tae see that man”.

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