On the picnic the wife feeds the many sheep with bits of sandwich while one of the kids feed snoring dad the other things in plentiful supply in the field.
The Scottish Word:

Purl, purls.

“Will he no boke wi you feeding him sae many purls?”


purl: the little balls of dung found amongst the grass excreted by sheep, rabbits etc.

“Do you not think that he’ll throw up with you feeding him so many sheep’ droppings?”

[purl spelled out in the phonetic alphabet.]

The Scottish Word: purl 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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