Death has his implement of choice fine tuned by a fellow craftsman.
The Scottish Word:

Docknail.

“Hud on, I’ll just tighten up the docknail an we’re awa.”

Translated:

docknail: the nail used to fix the blade to the handle of a scythe, any person or part indispensable to the proper doing of a job.

“Hold on, I’ll just tighten up the nail that is part of the proper fixing of the handle and then we’re good to go.”

[docknail spelled out in the phonetic alphabet.]

The Scottish Word: docknail 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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