Usage examples for gean

  1. Gean was pacing slowly up and down the open plain one day, but keeping pretty close to the low woods- for she avoided the high forest, not being able to keep as good a lookout there for her two greatest enemies, men and lions- when she suddenly scented danger. – Rataplan by Ellen Velvin
  2. Quivering with terror, and with her strength failing her, poor Gean began to feel hopeless. – Rataplan by Ellen Velvin
  3. Yon laad Flemin', 'at preached i' the Baillies' Barn aboot the dowgs gaein' roon' an' roon' the wa's o' the New Jeroozlem, gien he had but hauden thegither an' no gean to the worms sae sune, wad hae dung a score o' 'im. – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
  4. And Gean was very happy, for Groar was a good and kind husband, and very devoted to her, and she no longer had to be always looking out for danger, for Groar was always watching, and guarded her with the greatest care. – Rataplan by Ellen Velvin
  5. Gean was very independent, as well as shy, and much preferred to pick leaves and blades of grass for herself. – Rataplan by Ellen Velvin
  6. Aye me, when spring cam' green And May- month decked the shaws There was scarce a blink o' the wa's For the flower o' the gean; But when the hills were blue Ye could see them glintin' through An the sun i' the lift; An the flower o' the gean- trees fa'in' Was like pairls frae the branches snawin' In a lang white drift. – Songs of Angus and More Songs of Angus by Violet Jacob
  7. And here we must leave Gean. – Rataplan by Ellen Velvin
  8. P. Avium multiplex is a double form of the Wild Cherry, or Gean, with smaller leaves than the type. – Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by A. D. Webster
  9. Gean was just as timid and wary as the rest of her tribe; indeed, she was peculiarly so, for she had been unfortunate enough to lose her mother when quite young, and, deprived of that mother's care and protection, she had experienced some very narrow escapes from many kinds of dangers and difficulties, and these had made her suspicious of every fresh object she came across. – Rataplan by Ellen Velvin
  10. It was a long way off, it is true, but Gean had a very keen sense of smell. – Rataplan by Ellen Velvin
  11. To meet him meant bad luck, and whoever was ruined by ill- judged love was said to have been with the Geancanach. – The Glories of Ireland by Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox