Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
ACKWART, ACKART, AWKART, adj. Awkward. Meanings as in St.Eng. [′ɑkərt + ′ɑkwərt Sc., ′kərt e. and wm.Sc.]
Sc. 1826 J. Wilson in Blackwood's Mag. XX. 777:
But up it wunna come, rug as they wull. . . . They're ackart as the Soor-milks. Bnff. 1928 2 :
Ackwart. Ayr. 1786 Burns Sec. Ep. to J. Lapraik ii.:
My awkart Muse sair pleads and begs, I would na write.
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