Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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ILL-WORDIE, adj. Unworthy. See Wordie. Sc. c.1820  Gude Wallace in
Child Ballads (1898) V. 243:
“I lippen not sae little to good,” he says, “Although I be but ill-wordie.”

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