“Hello wee man. What brings you doon oor bourie on a braw bricht day like the-day?”
bourie: burrow, lair of an animal.
“Hello youngster. What brings you down our burrow on such a nice bright sunny day as it is today?”
This references when I was a child and we had access to estate grounds thickly overgrown with rhododendrons.
All the branches were big strong and tangled under a canopy of thick leaves blocking out the light.
A perfect place for small bodies to play Tarzan.
I still climb trees if I get the chance even now.
The Scottish Word: bourie with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in English.