Recalcitrant ginger headed boy prodding at the food on his plate with a dog and cat looking on.
The Scottish Word:

Pirl

Stop pirlin yir peas roon yir plate an plooin yer tatties wi yir fork.

Ah ken whit yer efter ah’n yer no gettin any o it, either o ye, till ye clear yer plate.

Translated:

pirl: poke, prod, twirl, roll, curl.

Stop poking your peas round your plate and ploughing your potatoes with your fork.

I know what you are wanting and you are not getting any of it, either of you, until you clear your plate.

pırl

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