American sergeant pulls on rubber gloves.
The Scottish Word:


“Welcome – this is yir jile and I’m yer jiler for the-day – noo get ben the hoose and assume the position for tae be graiped.”


graip: search with the hands, probe, examine.

“Welcome – this is your jail and I am your jailer for today – now proceed through the facility and assume the position for a cavity search.”

[graip spelled out in the phonetic alphabet.]

Illustration Friday. frozen.

The Scottish Word: graip 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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