Scottish Word: Why Scottish Words

Expanding his head and hat by blocking his exhale.This Scottish word site is for enjoyment and entertainment. If you desire a definitive definition of any word here please consult the relevant dictionaries, lexicons, or grannies. Have … Continue reading Why Scottish Words

Holmes on the moor in thick mist with the Baskerville hound riddled with lead and feeble cries from the quicksand.

Scottish Word: Gullion.

Holmes on the moor in thick mist with the Baskerville hound riddled with lead and feeble cries from the quicksand.

“I’m a bit deaved wi all the gunplay Watson. Can you hear onythin? Along the lines o ‘…sinking in a bottomless gullion…’, ‘help help’ an sic like?” Translated: gullion: deep pool of mud, a quagmire, marsh. … Continue reading Gullion.

The visitation to crown with holly the poet about to give it all up gives him a cuff on the ear,.

Scottish Word: Waukit.

The visitation to crown with holly the poet about to give it all up gives him a cuff on the ear,.

Celebrating the 250th aniversary of Robert Burns with an excerpt from his poem ‘The Vision’. Where he doubts his ability and is visited by the Muse, the source of inspiration for creative artists, who knocks some … Continue reading Waukit.

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