Gaoler using a sharpening stone trying to worry the prisoner and losing a finger in the process.
The Scottish Word:


“Whit are you lookin sae sweamish at – ahm jist cuttlin ma dirk.”


cuttle: whet, sharpen.

“What are you looking so squeamish about – I am only sharpening my dagger.”

[cuttle spelled out in the phonetic alphabet.]

The Scottish Word: cuttle 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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