Pirate Captain Wuntle Widlestrae full of wind heads towards the wrecking rocks.
The Scottish Word:

Wuntle.

He’s kent as Pirate Captain Windy Wuntle Windlestrae. [Part 1 of 2]

Wuntle – cos he wuntles aboot land ahn sea doon tae his widden leg.

Windlestrae – which tae a tounser like yersel is a lankie gizzen stalk o girse – cos that’s what he is really like, it’s the gas that’s got him brosie’d oot like a balloon despite aw his pumps and burps – it’s aw the peppers oot o oor greenhoose – hence Windy.

Windy Wuntle Windlestrae the finest pirate captain oan the high seas.

We’re sauf in his hauns.

Translation

Wintle, wuntle: stagger, rock from side to side.

He’s known as Pirate Captain Windy Wuntle Windlestrae.

Wuntle – because he staggers about on land or sea on account of his wooden leg.

Windlestrae – which to a townser like you is a tall thin withered stalk of grass – because that’s what he is physically really like, it’s the gas that has him fattened like a balloon despite all his farts and burps – it’s because of all the peppers out of our greenhouse – hence Windy.

Windy Wuntle Windlestrae the finest pirate captain on the high seas.

We’re safe in his hands.

Part two of the story of Wuntle Windlestrae.

ˈwʌntəl
The Scottish Word: Wuntle 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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