whilk

whilk

(hwɪlk)
pron
an archaic and dialect word for which
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I've a great notion of the family, and I mean to do the right by you; but while I'm taking a bit think to mysel' of what's the best thing to put you to -- whether the law, or the meenistry, or maybe the army, whilk is what boys are fondest of -- I wouldnae like the Balfours to be humbled before a wheen Hieland Campbells, and I'll ask you to keep your tongue within your teeth.
Mr Briscoe said: "When these wind farms come and go, what we're looking at with the community council is the legacy that they leave, and co-ordinating all the money that comes in from all the wind farms, from Camster, Burn of Whilk, Beatrice offshore and potentially Golticlay and Camster 2.
For he herd ane dryfe bestez sayand to [??]am swilke words as he herd men say til oxen in his awen cuntree gangand at be [??]lugh, of whilk he had grete maruaile for he wist no3t how it might be.
The Court of the MUSES apperis--Famous poets thair attendants--CALLIOPE inquiris VENUS what the poet had done--He is reprevit; and singis in praise of VENUS--CALLIOPE gives him till a nymph with wham he travellis our monie countries, and restis on Parnassus--A festival, at whilk OVID and uther poets appear--Proceiding with the nymph, the poet cumis to a plesand rock in a plane.
in burgh (vii), be the whilk he may pruff his dett be the comone law (xxviii), andperaventure it fallis that (cviii), etc.
More crucial evidence is that of the London Grocers' Company records, in which 3sg -s correlates with other northern features (whilk, give, etc.) while -(e)th correlates with other southern features (which, yaffe, etc.).
`There was are sow farried in William Davidson's house, flesher of Edinburgh, of thirteen gryces, of the whilk there was ane monster.
The Middle English text of the Speculum Humanae Salvationis specifically draws out the typological meaning of the event: "In Ysaac, Abraham son, hadde prefiguracioune: / For Ysaac on his awen shuldres wodde mekely bare & brought/ Be whilk his fadere to Godde ??at tyme hym sacrifie thoght" (lines 2450-51), and so Christ had carried the wood of the cross at his Crucifixion.
"Marye to Godde in that feest offird a candel bright,/The whilk Seinte Symeon cald thus: 'revelacioune of/folkes light.'/Jhesu Crist, Marie son, is this candel brynnung....
Others include brooding electronica band Whilk And Misky, the Dublin-based psych-rock group Overhead, The Albatross and more.
Some words do not show the typical velarization of other manuscripts; so instead of mykel, whilk, swilk or kirk, we find palatalization of forms, e.g., much/mich, whoche, suche or church.
This life "longep to all worldly men whilk han ryches and plentie of worldly goodes, and also to all older whilk eiper han state, office, or cure ouer older men." (41) Though Hilton goes on to apply this definition generally to "all worldly men," his primary thrust is to represent the active life and its traditional acts of charity as public performance of the role of governor and the maintenance of the social order among the governed.