Words and Phrases
unco

“unco”

Meaning:

extraordinarily; extremely

In Literature:

Excerpt from A Pastoral Elegy on the Death of Jonathan Swift, D.D. late D.S.P.D. by Scotch Poems from The Ulster Miscellany

Then o’ our manners he took unco care,
and those that misbehav’d he did na spare

Excerpt from Paddy's Trip to North Britain by Francis Boyle

Ae louring morn an’ unco wat,
as frae Stranrawr out we gat,
then wha cam’ up, but weary Pat,
O’Scotland fou;
an’ gi’ed us a’ this roughsome chat,
an’ oaths enew

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