Knight jousting on a unicorn floors a Lion and unseats the knight on its back.
The Scottish Word:


We aw ken a unicorn’s aye gonna lamp a lion. It’s scrivand.

What girnels my kirn is thon sook oan its back thinkin he’s Erchie.

Ahn the same goes fur the tumfie dirlit frae the shouders o thon Lion intae the moul.

Left tae steer thersells them twa beasts wid be couthie mair than like.


lamp: beat, thrash, defeat.

We all know a unicorn is always going to defeat a lion. It’s written.

What gets my goat is that soft idiot on its back thinks he is deserving of every bit of the credit.

And the same goes for the idiot knocked from the shoulders of that lion into the wet soil.

Left to control themselves these two animals would likely get on.

The Scottish Word: Lamp 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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