Ye maun leave this quean—the like of her is ower light company for you.
I must get rid of this quean as fast as I can; and I must see her safe.
There is many a quean in it, fairer than I twice told, and not spoiled with weeping.
There is many a quean in it fairer than I twice told, and not spoiled with weeping.
You come hither to steal my glasses, and then counterfeit you are going to your quean's.
But gin that wasna a quean, ye canna deny but she luikit unco like ane, and no a blate (bashful) ane eyther.'
Call the quean up; if my men want shoe-thread, Ill swinge her in a stirrup.
A knave and a quean, a thief and a strumpet, a couple of beggars, a brace of baggages.
She could coax you to the buying like a Cumnock quean, and fleece you in the selling like the cadgers o' Kincardine.
The stronger or carl sex, as a man; the weaker or quean sex, as a girl; the unsexly things, as a stone.