Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
FUSKIE, n. Also -(e)y. n.Sc. form of Whisky. See P.L.D. §§ 59, 134. Combs.: †fuskey-blether, a skin bottle for holding whisky; fusky-pig, a whisky jar; fusky pot, a whisky still; fuskie-tacket, a pimple found freq. on the faces of whisky-drinkers (Abd.7 1925).
Mry. 1806 J. Cock Simple Strains 134:
For mony an awfu browst he took And mony a Fusky Pot he brook. Mry. 1873 J. Brown Round Table Club 376:
The fusky pig on the tap o't. Abd. 1880 W. Robbie Glendornie v.:
Ye'll see faur ye'll lan' some day wi' that fuskey makin'. Abd. 1886 Banffshire Jnl. (29 Dec.):
Let him sook his fuskey-blether And sup his beef and greens. Bch. 1946 J. C. Milne Orra Loon 31:
“Rin, Geordie, for the fusky, Aul' Stinker's ta'en a dwam!”
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