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Wecht

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Wecht weht (Scot.) an instrument for lifting grain.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Perh. conn. with weigh.

Usage

In literature:

A' never kent till that meenut hoo he hed a share in a'body's grief, an' carried the heaviest wecht o' a' the Glen.
"Stories by English Authors: Scotland" by Various
It's as muckle as his ain wecht in fou' vermin!
"Greyfriars Bobby" by Eleanor Atkinson
A' never kent till that meenut hoo he hed a share in a'body's grief, an' carried the heaviest wecht o' a' the Glen.
"A Doctor of the Old School, Complete" by Ian Maclaren
It's bushels doon bye, but it's wecht up bye.
"Rabbi Saunderson" by Ian Maclaren
It's bushels doon bye, but it's wecht up bye.
"Kate Carnegie and Those Ministers" by Ian Maclaren
He's auld wecht; mind I tell you.
"My Man Sandy" by J. B. Salmond
They would be a michty wecht.
"A Window in Thrums" by J. M. Barrie
Ye shine like the sunny side o' a shairney wecht.
"The Proverbs of Scotland" by Alexander Hislop
Tak' you care, my bonnie young man, that your craig doesna feel the wecht o' your hurdies.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XV" by Robert Louis Stevenson
He's but a feather-wecht o' a cratur.
"Tales from "Blackwood," Volume 2" by Various
But, man, fifty pounds' wecht!
"A Claim on Klondyke" by Edward Roper
The folk 'ull see ye, an' ye're nae licht wecht forby!
"Inchbracken" by Robert Cleland
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In poetry:

"A wecht he fill'd wi' dry peat ase
Amang the whilk some pease he mix'd—
In that the bairns wad graip and wale,
Till sleep their weary een had fix'd.
"Grannie's Crack Aboot The Famine In Auld Scotlan' In 1739-40" by Janet Hamilton
"An' I canna rest wi' this wecht on my breast,
Sae, afore I steek my ee,
I maun tell ye sichts that I saw, an' the soun's
That I heard by the Piper's Tree.
"The Piper's Tree" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

Cyril Wecht is a well-known forensic pathologist and served for many years as Pittsburgh's elected coroner.
Cyril Wecht is a forensic medicine expert, working on cases involving Elvis, JonBenet Ramsey and JFK.
As for the accusation of running her to death, Dr Wecht speculates that it doesn't seem likely.
Cyril Wecht is a well-known forensic pathologist and served for many years as Pittsburgh's elected coroner.
Motion Filed To Toss Judge In Wecht Case.
Former US attorney Dick Thornburg made a big push Wednesday to get federal judge Arthur Scwab tossed-off the Cyril Wecht case.
The trial for a former Bridgewater councilman charged in the 1979 homicide of a Monaca woman will likely be postponed due to a dispute over use of a report completed by forensic pathologist Cyril Wecht.
Wecht's private correspondence handled on county time, aide says.
The Cyril H Wecht Insitute of Forensic Science and Law at Duquesne University and West Virginia University are the next closest of about a dozen labs nationwide.
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In science:

Wecht, “The exact superconformal R-symmetry maximizes a,” Nucl.
Seiberg Duality in Chern-Simons Theory
Wecht, “RG fixed points and flows in SQCD with adjoints,” Nucl.
Seiberg Duality in Chern-Simons Theory
This was solved by Intriligator and Wecht in the beautiful paper .
Generalized Geometry in AdS/CFT and Volume Minimization
Wecht, “The exact superconformal R-symmetry maximizes a,” Nucl.
Generalized Geometry in AdS/CFT and Volume Minimization
Wecht, “Baryon charges in 4-D superconformal field theories and their AdS duals,” Commun.
Generalized Geometry in AdS/CFT and Volume Minimization
Wecht, “D-branes in nongeometric backgrounds,” hep-th/0602025. C. M.
Lectures on Nongeometric Flux Compactifications
Heckman, Piyush Kumar, Cumrun Vafa, and Brian Wecht.
Models of Particle Physics from Type IIB String Theory and F-theory: A Review
Wecht, “Lectures on Nongeometric Flux Compactifications,” Class.
The Revival of (0,2) Linear Sigma Models
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