birkie

noun
birk·​ie | \ ˈbir-kē How to pronounce birkie (audio) , ˈbər- How to pronounce birkie (audio) \

Definition of birkie

1 Scotland : a lively smart assertive person
2 Scotland : fellow, boy

First Known Use of birkie

1724, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for birkie

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“Birkie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/birkie. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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