Terriers in an unheard of retreat from threatening scaly beast.
The Scottish Word:


This here’s kent as the cleugh o the skailie dug-swalliers.

Auld fowk’s tales, hooever – considerin…

Mebbe wi shoudni a brocht yer terriers.


cleugh, cleuch: a gorge, ravine.

This place is known as the gorge of the scaly dog-swallowers.

Old folk’s tales but…

Perhaps on consideration, we should not have brought your terriers.

The Scottish Word: cleuch 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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