mawkin

mawkin

(ˈmɔːkɪn)
n
1. (Animals) a variant of malkin
2. dialect
a. a slovenly woman
b. a scarecrow
References in classic literature ?
Anybody 'ud say you wanted to make a mawkin of me."
I'm as ready as a mawkin can be--there's nothing awanting to frighten the crows, now I've got my ear-droppers in."
And you, as have been here ever since last Michaelmas, and I hired you at Treddles'on stattits, without a bit o' character--as I say, you might be grateful to be hired in that way to a respectable place; and you knew no more o' what belongs to work when you come here than the mawkin i' the field.
On the Isle of Skye they are known as Tattie Bogals, in Berkshire, you'd be looking for a Hodmedod, in Somerset a Mommet, in Sussex a Mawkin, and in Scotland a Bodachrocals (meaning 'old man of the rocks').
The team advising on the transaction was led by London partners Peter Young and Madhavi Gosavi, and included Vishal Mawkin, Tudor Plapcianu and Tomisin Mosuro.
029 2023 2199 HOT MUSIC Eliza Carthy & The Wayward Band The Wayward band is bursting with some of the finest players in recent times, including members of Bellowhead, Mawkin, Blowzabella, Edward II, Emily Portman Trio, Peatbog Fairies, Dreams of Tall Buildings & Tyde Tonight, 7pm,Tramshed.
Epstein Theatre, Hanover Street, Liverpool, 0844 888 4411 - Sat, 18 Nov - Sun, 19 Nov Music Mawkin Launching their new album, Down Among the Dead Men.
Sunday, November 19: Folk rebels Mawkin will be at Square Chapel Arts Centre in Halifax to showcase their new album Down Among The Dead Men.
Also among the lineup are folk rebels Mawkin, Molly Evans, Jim Moray, O'Hooley and Tidow, the Sam Kelly Trio, trio Moore Moss Rutter who rework traditional native English tunes and songs into something far more contemporary, and Scots four piece Tide Lines, whose first single "Far Side of the World" entered the UK download charts ahead of popular tracks bt Coldplay less than 24 hours after the band's launch on social media.
She has been working with several artists like Nikhil Mawkin ( on his project, RED Mawkin), Aman Mahajan and Aditya Balani since she got back and hopes to collaborate more with them in the future.
(15.) Among the songs included in the first part of Thomas D'Urfey's The famous history of the rise and fall of Massaniello (London: John Nutt, 1700) is the dramatic interlude "A Dialogue between two Fish-wives" (G2v-G3r), in which a dispute over pilfered herrings erupts into name-calling and hair-pulling ("Ye carrion" / "Ye mawkin" / "Ye slattern" / "Ye puss" / "I'll teach you to slander me, thus, thus & thus" / "I'll teach you to Cuckold me, thus thus & thus").
FOLK & COUNTRY Mawkin Causley/A Touch of Klez: 7.30pm, The Yardbird, Paradise Place, Birmingham; Suzy Bogguss: Robin 2, Mount Pleasant, Bilston 01902 401211; Rea River Roots Club - Derek 'Snake' Angus: 8pm, Tower of Song, 107 Pershore Rd South, Kings Norton 0121 486 1300; Matt Tyler: 12pm, Arts Cafe, St Martin's Church, The Bullring, Birmingham.