A devil of a sergeant.
The Scottish Word:

Birsie.

“Yir either a deil or a birsie deil, ahm no haein ony stibblie deils in the ranks o Hell.”

Translated:

birsie: hairy.

“You are either a devil or a hairy devil, I am not having any stubbly devils in the ranks of Hell.”

[birsie spelled out in the phonetic alphabet.]
The Scottish Word: birsie 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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