Scottish Words tagged with: baking - 5 posts.

Alice, Mad Hatter, Mad Hare, Dormouse and a table of Scottish bakery goods.

Scottish Word: Deleerit.

Alice, Mad Hatter, Mad Hare, Dormouse and a table of Scottish bakery goods.

Nae the full shilling, awa in the heid, affen the knot, gytit, no wise, a nine bob note, dementit, deleerit? No a bit o it lassie. Translation: deleerit: delirious, insane, mad. In an incomplete state of … Continue reading Deleerit.

Scottish Word: Spirlie

“Ach! Yir still spirlie and ill-thriven, whit’s adae wi ye? I’ve hud enough! Ah’m no waitin onie longer.” Translated: spirlie: thin, spindly. “Argh! You are still skinny and scraggy, what is wrong with you? I have … Continue reading Spirlie