Stout strong woman with club warning off a metal helmeted lout with a smaller club.
The Scottish Word:


If ye chap ma napper wi yir theevil I’ll lewder ye wi ma warroch o oak.

Tak tint.


theevil, theivil, theevle: short tapered stick used for stirring food in a pot.

If you tap my head with your pot stick I shall batter you severely with my knot ridden oak.

Fair warning.

The Scottish Word: theevil 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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