hempy

noun
variants: or hempie \ ˈhempi \
plural hempies

Definition of hempy

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 chiefly Scottish : rogue, gallows bird
2 chiefly Scottish : a lively mischievous young person

hempy

adjective
variants: or hempie \ " \

Definition of hempy (Entry 2 of 2)

Scottish
: full of deviltry : mischievous

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Noun

hemp + -y or -ie

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“Hempy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hempy. Accessed 7 Jul. 2020.

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