“Och ye puir thing, yer no able tae mak oot the screivins oan the sign, an the grund’s aw stoory an scrochen cos o drooth. But hae nae fear, the watter hole’s thon wye.”
scrochen, scrocken: parched, shrivelled and shrunk from drying out and heat.
“Oh you poor thing, you’re not able to read the writing on the sign, and the grounds all dusty and shrunken from drought, but have no fear the water hole is over this way.”
The Scottish Word: scrochen with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in English.