Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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FYKESOME, adj. Fractious, peevish, cantankerous. Per. 1895  R. Ford Tayside Songs 123:
An' nae ferlie I'm fykesome, an' grummel, an' gaunt, For o' love I've ne'er yet got an arlin'.

[Fyke + -some.]

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