Highwayman experiencing patchy and poor pickings.
The Scottish Word:


“Hae mercy ah’ve nocht bit a puckle bawbees in ma spung.”


spung: a purse or money pouch, usually with a spring clasp.

“Have mercy on me, I have nothing but a small amount of poor value copper coins in my purse.”

[spung spelled out in the phonetic alphabet.]
The Scottish Word: spung 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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