Kids demanding to enter through gate marked with silhouette of large predatory dinosaur.
The Scottish Word:


“C’mon faither, this’ll gie us a rare fleg!”


fleg: fright.

“Come let’s go father, this walk will surely give us a really good fright.”

The Scottish Word: fleg with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in English.

2 thoughts on “Fleg.

    1. I used the expression Fleg until further education drove this legitimate old Scots word out of my vocabulary. I had visions of myself as an educated fellow who would never use this type of language and I tried always to speak the Queen’s English. It wasn’t until I completed my degree course that I began to question what I had learned about language and decided to do more research into my native tongue and realised how much I had lost

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