Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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BAUKIE, n.2 Wooden peg to which an animal is tethered. Cai. 1929  “Caithness Forum” in John o' Groat Jnl. (27 Dec.):
A've seen Hornag 'is very meenad as clear as crystal, wi' her branks on an' her hair tether, an' her widden baukie, eytin' foggage oot at 'e back o' Tam's peyt stack.
Bch. 1879  Jam.5:
Baukie, a tether-stake.

[See Backie, n.2, and Baikie, n.2]

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