Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
‡FORJESKIT, ppl.adj. Also -et; -jaskit (Sh.). Exhausted, worn out, broken down (Sh., ne.Sc., Ags., Fif., m.Lth., Peb. 1953).
Lnk. c.1779 D. Graham Writings (1883) II. 97:
The lads swore I should not go with them, for I was a forjesket like fellow. Ayr. 1786 Burns 2nd Ep. to J. Lapraik ii.:
Forjeskit sair, with weary legs. Ags. 1815 G. Beattie Poems (1882) 182:
The fiend, forjeskit, tried to 'scape. Fif. 1823 W. Tennant Card. Beaton 114:
Here hae we travelt up to this town, . . . nae little forjeskit. Abd. 1887 Bon-Accord (14 May) 9:
I've been awful forjaskit gaun aboot fae ae market till anither. Kcb. 1897 T. Murray Poems 43:
Batty followed, sair forjeskit, Scarce could wield his draggled tail. m.Sc. 1917 J. Buchan Poems 53:
But luve's the fire that keeps him gaun, Ilk puir forjaskit weariet man.
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