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GLOSSARY

fu' o' knowledge | Queans, girls 442, 15.

Pang, to cram ;
101, 9.
Parritch, porridge 152, 29; parritch-
pats 392, 17.

Pattle, pettle, a plough-stick 123, 2;
170, 21; 199, 22.
Paughty, proud; p. feudal thane 83,
1; yon p. dog 228, 28.
Pawkie, sly and humorous; p. thief
178, 23; 612, 11; her p. een 285, 31.
Pechan, the stomach 161, 33.
Pech, to pant; up Parnassus pechin
249, 8.

Penny-fee, wages in money 36, 13.
Penny-wheep, small ale 101, 10.
Philibeg, kilt 392, 26; 402, 5.
Phrase, to flatter; phraise and praise
217, 1; phraisin terms 84, 25.
Pickle, a small quantity; a p. nits
120, 5; a p. siller 375, 82.
Placads, proclamations 48, 5.
Plack, a coin (4 pennies Scots) 48, 9;
153, 30; to catch a plack 231, 27.
Plackless, copperless 154, 21.
Pliskie, a trick; play'd her that p.
171, 4.

Pocks, bags, wallets 137, 14.

Poind, to distrain 163, 4; 224, 19;
part. poind't.

Poortith, poverty 163, 11; 221, 2;
come wealth, come p. 270, 24.
Pouk, to poke 72, 18.
Pouse, a push 251, 2.
Poussie, a hare 76, 5.
Pouts, chickens 46, 14.

Pow, head; his auld beld p. 338, 7;
frosty p. 386, 13; white p. 572, 10.
Preen, a pin; no worth a p. 88, 6.
Prie, to taste; prie'd her bonie mou'
116, 25.

Prief, proof 178, 27; stuff o' prief
477, 20.

Priggin, haggling 259, 3.
Primsie, demure 116, 11.
Proveses, provosts 258, 1.
Puddock-stools, toad-stools 297, 7.
Pyet, magpie 875, 10.

Pyke, to pick the meat off 133, 23.
Pyles, grains; p. o' caff 197, 8.

Queir, choir; baith kirk an' q. 47, 20.
Quey, a young cow 121, 21.
Quietlin-wise, quietly 94, 21.
Quo' (quoth), said; quo' Findlay 34,
4; quo' scho 92, 2.

Raible, to rattle off 100, 20.
Rair, to roar 433, 30; rairin 101, 25;
wad rair't 158, 17.
Raize, to anger 156, 14.
Ramfeezled, fatigued; tapetless, r.
hizzie 81, 7.

Ramgunshoch, rough, rude 603, 8.
Ram-stam, headlong 183, 31.
Randy, ruffian; the cruel r. 603, 18;
reif randies 353, 9; randie, gangrel
bodies 127, 10.

Rant, to sport noisily; ranted an'
sang 127, 14; rantin' thro' the
house 164, 8.

Rants, merry-makings; fairs an' r.
153, 2.

Raploch, coarse; rough an' r. 110, 15.
Rash, a rush; a wither'd r. 280, 14;

the rashes 37, 1; rash-buss, a tuft
of rushes 148, 17.

Ratton, a rat 120, 14; frighted rattons
129, 4.

Raucle, rough; a r. carlin 131, 14; a
r. tongue 172, 7.
Raught, reached; r. down the pock
119, 1.

Rax, to stretch; r. your leather 159,
23; leather r. an' draw 174, 10;
r. Corruption's neck 227, 21; raxin
conscience 106, 16.

Ream, froth; mantling r. 164, 3.
Ream, to froth; richly reams 136, 19;
the swats sae reamed 441, 5; reamin
swats 439, 2.

Reave, rob; r. an' steal 29, 25.
Rebute, rebuff 587, 9.

Red, rede, to advise 71, 17; 391, 11.
Rede, advice; reck the rede 222, 31.
Red, afraid; I'm r. ye're glaikit 109,

16.
Red-wud, stark-mad 171, 5; 200, 10.
Reestit, was restive 158, 25.
Reestit, smoked; r. gizz 150, 12.
Reif randies, sturdy beggars 358, 9.
Remead, remedy 31, 5; 269, 22.
Rickles, stacks of grain 104, 2.

Quat, to give up 104, 25; q. my
chanter 105, 16; q. my sang 184,
4; pret. quat their play 184, 10.

Rief, robbery; stealth or r. 178, 24.
Rig, a ridge, patch 159, 22; corn rigs
an' barley rigs 33, 1.

Riggin, ridge, roof 184, 26; 391, 21.
Rigwoodie, bony, lean; r. hags 442,

24.

Ripp, a handful of hay, etc. 156, 5;

ripps o' corn 29, 22.
Ripplin-kame, flax-comb 603, 18.
Risk, to split, crack; rair't an' riskit
158, 17.

Rive, to tear 44, 26; 164, 33; to burst
280, 5.

Rock, distaff 335, 25; 488, 26.
Rockin, a social gathering 76, 9.
Roon, a shred, stripe; her last r. 88,
20.

Roose, to praise 79, 10; r. you sae
weel 81, 21; to r. you up 230, 5;
ye roos'd him than 93, 12; to flatter
250, 16; 272, 19.

Roose, glory; made but toom r. 395,

11.

Rottan, a rat 517, 13.
Roupit, spent with shouting; hearse
an' r. 361, 19; my r. muse is
hearse 167, 21.

Routh, abundance; r. o' gear 367, 10;
rowth o' rhymes 155, 21; 182, 22.
Routhie, well-provided 498, 8.
Rowe, to flow (of tears) 31, 20; (of
water) 256, 30; 465, 2.
Rowe, to wrap 616, 27.

Rowt, to low (of cattle); kye rowt 80,
21; the kye stood rowtin 167, 4;
rowt out-owre the dale 175, 30;
rair an' rowt 247, 6.

Run-deils, regular devils 166, 28;
200, 22.

Rung, a cudgel 172, 8 ; a meikle
hazel r. 405, 20.

Runkl'd, wrinkled, 97, 12.

Saut-backets, salt-boxes 392, 17.
Scar, a steep bank or cliff 274, 6; >
rocky s. 121, 12.

Scar, scare; to stap or s. me 72, 10.
Scaul', a scold; ill-tongued sc. 150,

21.

Scauldin, scolding; the sc. jad 175,
16.

Scaur, timid; nor blate nor sc. 147,

22.

Scone, a flour cake 155, 20; souple
scones, 152, 8.

Sconner, disgust 280, 10.
Sconner, to loathe 182, 28.
Scraich, to scream hoarsely; paitricks
scraichin 76, 4.

Screed, a tear, rent 85, 14; 97, 5.
Screed, to repeat glibly 200, 31.
Scriechin, screeching 167, 25. See
skreigh.

Scrievin, careering 110, 9; 121, 6;
152, 17.

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Scrimpit, scanty; sc. stature 179, 8.
Scroggie, covered with stunted bushes;
braes 332, 26;
- glen 556, 7.
Sculdudd'ry, immorality 594, 18.
Shachl't, shuffling; sh. feet 611, 18.
Shaird, shred; the hinmost sh. 90, 13.
Shangan, a cleft stick 174, 28.
Shaul', shallow 58, 8.

Shaver, a wag; an unco sh. 228, 22.
Shavie, a trick 110, 18; 200, 5.
Shaw, wood, grove 121, 8; birken sh.
318, 30; 339, 14.
Shearer, reaper 105, 23.
Sheep-shank, something unimportant;
nae sheep-shank 255, 81; nae sh.
bane 88, 3.

Shough, a trench; sh. or dyke 160,
32; howkin in a sh. 162, 11;
trenoh'd wi' mony a sh. 74, 17.
Shiel, a hut 498, 1; 499, 28.

Runt, stalk of cabbage, eto. ; runts o' Shill, shrill; loud an' sh. 35, 19;

grace 176, 3.

Ryke, to reach 138, 9.

Sair, to serve; sair't the king 45, 17;
416, 25; what sairs your grammars
78, 10; some less maun sair 109, 9.
Sairie, sorry; s. comfort 586, 6.
Sark, a shirt 4, 2; 10, 25; 88, 19.
Saugh, willow; s. or hazel 158, 6;
thraw 8. woodies 412, 15.

329, 24; 333, 31.
Shog, a shake 150, 9.

Shool, a shovel; spades an' shools 78,

11; fire-shool an' fender 892, 20.
Shore, to threaten 135, 28; sh. wi'
hell 216, 16; sh. to smit you 242,
10; fortune may you shore, etc. 249,
29; sh. before you strike 422, 6;
shor'd the Kirk's undoin, 176, 16;
to promise 809, 29.

GLOSSARY

Shure, reaped; sh. in hairst 363, 8.
Sic, such 13, 12; etc.

Sicker, sure; s. treasure, 622, 30;
steady 70, 22; (adv.) soundly 94, 25.
Sidelins, sideways 84, 23.

Siller, money (silver) 12, 4; etc.
Sin, son, 118, 17.

Singet, singed 394, 31.

Slee, sly 157, 8; slee'st, slyest 178, 23.
Slidd'ry, slippery; Fortune's sl. ba'
235, 2.

Sloken, quench 265, 6.

Slype, to slide gently; slypet owre
158, 18.

Smeddum, powder 205, 10.

Smeek, smoke 184, 23.

Sinn, the sun 105, 14; sinny, sunny Smoor, to smother 254, 7; 440, 20.

470, 14.

Sin syne, since then 524, 27.

Smytrie, a small crowd 162, 15.
Snakin, exulting 68, 11.

Skaith, hurt, harm 71, 17; 234, 16; Snap, smart; sn. conceits 463, 18.

254, 1.

Skaith, to hurt 45, 1.
Skeigh, high-mettled; young an' sk.
157, 19; shy, distant; Meg was
sk. 335, 23; looked unco sk. 507,

23.

Skellum, rascal 488, 13; worthless sk.
106, 28; self-conceited sk. 298, 3.
Skelp, a slap 577, 5.

Skelp, to slap 230, 22; sk. an' scaud
147, 15; to resound, skelpin kiss
127, 24; to run, walk smartly;
skelp awa' 250, 11; Tam skelpit
on 440, 11; come skelpin 64, 16;
96, 9; skelpin barefit 97, 28; to
work hard, skelpin at it 104, 7.
Skelpie-limmer, a term of abuse 117,

24.

Skelvy, shelving; sk. rocks 310, 1.
Skinking, thin, liquid; nae sk. ware
280, 27.

Skinklin, glittering; sk. patches 462,
15.

Skirl, to scream 115, 13; he skirl'd
out, encore ! 129, 7; (of bagpipes)
441, 19.

Sklent, a side movement 179, 31.
Sklent, direct obliquely; sk. their
joke 202, 22; sidelins sklented 84,
23; wi' sklentin licht 148, 14; to
deviate from truth 82, 26.
Skouth, scope 107, 19.

Skreigh, a yell; an eldritch sk. 443,
34.

Skreigh, to scream; prance an' snore
an' sk. 157, 21.

Skyrin, bright-coloured; sk. tartan-
trews 402, 6.

Skyte, a slap; wi' bitter sk. 127, 6.
Slap, an opening in wall or hedge 29,
25; 103, 10; slaps an' styles 438, 2.

Snapper, stumble 577, 18.
Snash, abuse 163, 2.
Snaw-broo, melted snow 256, 30.
Sned, to lop 280, 23: to cut 412, 15.
Sneeshin-mill, snuff box 164, 5.
Snell, sharp, bitter; sn. and keen
123, 20.

Snick, a latch 185, 19; to draw a
snick (to cheat) 216, 29.
Snick-drawing, latch-lifting, stealthy
150, 5.

Snirtle, to snigger 134, 16.
Snood, a ribbon for the hair 339, 10.
Snool, to cringe 238, 26; to snub 469,10.
Snoove, to push on, snoov'd awa' 158,
30; to sneak 251, 32.

Snowk, to snuff as a dog; snuff't an'
snowkit 161, 9.

Sonsie, sonsy, sweet, jolly; s. and

sweet 10, 27; s. women 95, 3;
8. smirkin Bess 201, 7; the s.
quean 285, 29; honest s. face 161,
1; 279, 14.

Soom, to swim; sink or s. 168, 15.
Sough, a sighing noise; wi' wavin s.
148, 18; gaed s. for s. 401, 7. See
sugh.

25;

Souter, shoemaker; s. Hood 39,
8. Johnie 439, 3.
Sowens, a preparation of oat-flour 122,

14.

Sowp, a quantity of liquid; sowps o'
drink 236, 3.

Sowth, to whistle in a low key; s. a
tune 61, 30.

Sowther, to solder, patch up 166, 22;
577, 14.

Spae, to foretell; sp. your fortune 117,
27.

Spails, chips of wood 224, 21.
Spairge, to spatter 147, 9; 227, 18.

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Spate, a flood 257, 1; 463, 12.
Spean, to wean; sp. a foal 442, 20.
Speel, to climb; to sp. the braes 85,
2;
the holy door 99, 8; five an'
forty's speel'd 181, 2; to mount,
on a beastie 217, 13.
Speer, spier, to ask 3, 28; 389, 26;
speir in for, ask after 7, 10.
Spence, parlour 31, 24; ben in the sp.
184, 19.

Spleuchan, a large purse or pouch 72,
14; 125, 20.

Splore, a frolic 67, 80; 127, 11; a
random sp. 236, 10.
Sprackle, to scramble; sp. up the brae
264, 28.

Sprattle, to struggle 204, 24; 274, 5.
Spring, a dance tune 45, 15; 815, 18.
Sprittie, full of tough roots 158, 17.
Spunk, a match; we'll light a sp.
178, 16; a spark 78, 25; spirit, a
man of sp. 135, 12.

Spunkie, spirited; a sp. Norlan' billie
170, 7.

Spunkie, spirit, liquor 202, 18.
Spunkies, will-o'-wisps 149, 17.
Spurtle, a porridge-stick; sp.-blade, a
sword 892, 9.

Squatter, to flap; sq. like a drake 148,

23.

Squattle, to sprawl 204, 23.

Sten, a leap, bound 888, 2; 433, 5.
Sten, to rear; lap an' sten't 158, 27.
Stent, engage, hire; my watchman
stented 170, 18.

Stents, dues 161, 28; cesses, st. an'
fees 423, 7.

Stey, steep; the steyest brae 158, 26.
Stibble-rig, the leading reaper 118,

15.

Stick-an-stowe, completely 89, 26.
Stilt, to hop 64, 23.

Stimpart, eighth part of a bushel 159,

17.

Stirk, a young bullock 78, 15; 180,

28.

Stoit, to stumble 305, 12; stoiter, id.
180, 11. See stoyte.
Stoor, deep-sounding 148, 21; stern,
st. an' grim 415, 22.
Stot, an ox 246, 29; 493, 18.
Stoun, a pang, throb 330, 28; life's
various stounds 445, 10.

Stound, to throb with pain; st. wi’
anguish 456, 3.

Stour, dust; gaed by like st. 2, 20;
amang the st. 208, 5; commotion,
kick up a st. 175, 5; turmoil,
tumult, bide the st. 15, 21; stood
the st. 42, 15.

Stourie, dusty; the st. tow 488, 22.
Stown, stolen 527, 4.

Stacher, to stagger 70, 9; 141, 16; Stownlins, stealthily 116, 25; 589,

841, 2.

Staig, a young horse 498, 18.

Stang, to sting 136, 29.

Stang, to carry on a pole 125, 19.
Stank, a stagnant pool; soor Ar-
minian st. 57, 9; the Muses st.
186, 17.

Stapple, a stopper 94, 8.
Stark, strong 93, 8.

Starn, a star 482, 17; dim, starnie
485, 1.

Startle, to run hastily 165, 1.
Staumrel, half-witted 258, 19.
Staw, stole 115, 8; etc.

Staw, to surfeit; st. a sow 280, 8.
Stechin, cramming 161, 82.

Steek, to close; st. their een 114, 17;
178, 25; st. your gab 176, 25.
Steer, disturb, stir 67, 10; etc.
Steeve, firm; buirdly, st. an' swank
156, 17.

25.

Stoyte, to stagger 577, 18. See stoit.
Straik, to stroke 171, 14; straikit 45,
26.

Straught, to stretch 9, 24.

Streek, to stretch; streekit 255, 88;
298, 15.

Striddle, to straddle 82, 14.
Stroan, to make water 160, 24.
Strunt, liquor 122, 16; 517, 17.
Strunt, to strut 204, 18.
Studdie, anvil 158, 23; 482, 9.
Sturt, dissension; st. and strife 247,
17; 291, 18.

Sturt, to annoy 166, 5; sturtin,
frighted 119, 7.

Styme, the least thing; see a st. 95, 8.
Sucker, sugar 158, 12.

Sugh, rushing sound; wi' angry a
141, 5; s. o' wings 255, 6. See
sough.

GLOSSARY

Sumph, stupid fellow; surly s. 286, 11. | Tentie, attentive; wi' t. e'e 116, 1;

Swank, supple 156, 17.

Swankies, strapping fellows 97, 26.
Swap, an exchange 51, 12; 79, 23.
Swap, to exchange; swapped for the
worse 388, 23.
Swarf, to swoon 402, 25.
Swat, sweated 442, 12.
Swatch, sample; -o' Hornbook's way
75, 13; o' Manson's barrels 284,
10; set, a chosen sw. 98, 23.
Swats, ale 439, 2; 441, 5; 577, 8.
Swirl, a sweep, curve 161, 6.
Swirlie, twisted; moss-oak 120, 28.
Swith, quick! 174, 12; swith awa!
358, 8.

Swither, doubt; an eerie sw. 70, 26;
a hank'ring sw. 173, 9; I've little
8w. 271, 21.
Sybow, an onion 203, 28.

Tack, lease 422, 27; 477, 26.
Tackets, shoe-nails 892, 15.
Taets, small quantities; t. o' hay 29, 22.
Tale, enumeration; tell'd his tale 57, 19.
Tapetless, senseless; t. ramfeezl'd
hizzie 81, 7.

Tappit-hen, quart measure 466, 3.
Tapsalteerie, topsy turvy 37, 20; 544,

19.

Targe, to examine, test 200, 28.
Tarrow, to grumble 225, 7; 229, 24.
Tassie, a goblet 355, 8.

Tawie, quiet, gentle; t. quiet an'
cannie 157, 5.

Tawpy, blockhead; tawpies, gowks
an' fools 297, 5.
Tawted, matted; t. ket 82, 2; t.
tyke 160, 22.

Teen, vexation; spite an' t. 309, 24.
Temper-pin, regulating pin 270, 26;
335, 26.

Ten-hours' bite, forenoon feed 81, 4.
Tent, heed; tak t. 180, 8; took t.
aye 70, 9.

21;

Tent, to look after; t. them duly 29,
t. the waifs 56, 9; t. the
gospel-fauld 58, 7; t. thy early
morning 820, 4; t. the kye 417,
12; to give heed to; t. me, billie
71, 16; I rede you t. it 391, 11;
regard, care for; I t. less 60, 13;
scarcely t. us 62, 19.

wi' t. care 159, 21; some t. rin 141,
25; a tentier way 620, 11.
Tentless, careless; wi' t. heed 32, 25;
180, 17.

Thack an' rape, home-comforts 162,
17; 253, 29.

Thairm, gut; painch, tripe or th. 279,
17; cat-gut, fiddle-strings 133, 29;
176, 11; thairm-inspiring 259, 19;
270, 6.

Theekit, thatched 105, 4.
Thieveless, dry, spiteful; th. sneer
255, 29.

Thig, to beg; thiggin 224, 28.
Thir, these thir words 9, 3; etc.
Thirl, to thrill; th. the heart-strings ·
76, 19.

Thole, to suffer, endure;
blethers 46, 24;

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31;
- a factor's snash 163, 2;
her mother's ban 251, 23; scaith
an' banter 270, 17.
Thowe, a thaw 149, 11; 256, 29;
nae kindly th. 572, 10.
Thowless, pithless; th. jade 81, 14.
Thrang, busy 98, 26; 160, 7; 164,

19.

Thrapple, throat 94, 9; 480, 5.
Thrave, two shocks of grain 123, 11.
Thraw, a twist 120, 10.

Thraw, to turn, twist 41, 4; th.
saugh woodies 412, 15; thrawn his
heel 266, 29; to thwart 42, 16;
136, 25.

Thrawiu, twisting 120, 22.
Thraws, throes 524, 19.
Threap, to argue 89, 2.
Through, to prove 258, 25.
Throw'ther, through other, in con-
fusion 114, 25; 178, 11.
Thummart, pole-cat 57, 13.
Tine, to lose 174, 2; tint, lost 257, 11;
272, 12; to be lost 465, 8; to go
astray 509, 11.

Tip, a ram; moorland tips 32, 1.
See toop.

Tirl, to strip; t. the hallions 224, 18;
tirlin the kirks 147, 26.
Tirl, to rattle;

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at your door 306, 1;
at the pin 555, 24.
Tither, other; on the t. hand 7, 7;
etc.

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