“He’s kent as quick draw McGraw cos he’s sae speedy tae whip the taws oer an oot frae its hidie doon the back o his goon.”
taws: a leather punishment strap with thongs – once upon a time used in schools. However, nowadays most school discipline and indeed accidents are regarded as an opportunity for profit, by lawyers mostly.
“He is known as quick draw McGraw because he is so speedy to whip the leather punishment strap over and out from its place of concealement down the back of his gown.”
The Scottish Word: taws with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in English.