Little bloke speaking to a big bloke sporting a black eye.
The Scottish Word:


‘Jings Erchie, that’s some keeker yiv got yersel.’

‘Aye . . . but you want to see the other guy.’


keeker: a black eye.

‘Goodness Archibald, that is a rather serious black eye that you have acquired for yourself.’

‘Maybe, but if you could see the other chap you would find that he is somewhat more marked than I.’

1 thought on “Keeker.

  1. My da told me a keeker was what you got from keekin (peaking) through a key hole, if someone opened the door and bashed your eye.

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