The Scottish Word: Ben
"Ah’ve bocht him a chewy toy when ah wiz oot, ah’ve pit it oan the side table ben the hoose."
ben: in or towards the inner part of the house, the best room.
"I have bought him a chewy toy when I was out, I have put it on the side table in the inner part of the house."
We have a new dog and this is not far from the truth.
Several parts Manchester Terrier to several other mystery parts. A rescue mongrel.
Gardening is likely to prove difficult from now on.
I only have to stick a trowel in the ground once for the dog to muscle in and dig furiously.