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Definition of "waesome" [waesome]

  • A dialectal (Scotch) form of woesome. (unknown)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "waesome" in a sentence
  • "These include 'waesome', meaning sorrowful, woeful; and 'brash', meaning attack."
  • "Verra well, dinna ye think as hoo yon Irish whelp I skelpit the day 'll hae a waesome feelin' i 'his breist?"
  • "My hotel had some interesting inmates, for a poor young creature, borne in from one of the burning houses, became a mother during the night; and a stout little lassie opened its eyes upon this waesome world during the excitement and danger of a Gorgona conflagration."