Big Doug, his dog and the traffic warden.
The Scottish Word:


“Ah widni act like a postie if I wis you, his birse is up.”


birse: bristles on the back, anger.

“I would not act like a postal delivery person if I was you, his hackles are up indicating a severe shortness of temper.”

[birse spelled out in the phonetic alphabet.]

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The Scottish Word: birse with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in English.

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