Young redcoat asks the wrong Mother Superior the wrong question while his colleagues grin with expectation.
The Scottish Word:


“Hud on you! Are ye a loun or a quine?”


quine, quyne, quean: girl.

“Wait a moment you! Are you a boy or a girl?”

[quine spelled out in the phonetic alphabet.]

The Scottish Word: quine 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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