Scottish Word: Meat.
“Some hae meat an canna eat, some wad eat but want it, but wi hae meat, an we can eat, sae let the Lord be thankit.” Translated: meat: food, nourishment, a meal. “Some have food but … Continue reading Meat.
Scottish Word: Wheesht.
Scottish Word: Flee.
“It’s Saturday. Let’s flee doon tae the sea an get a fish supper*.” Translated: flee: fly. “It’s Saturday. Why don’t we fly down to the sea and get a fish for supper.” *fish supper – a … Continue reading Flee.
Scottish Word: Heid the baw.
“Hoi – heid the baw! Cut that oot or yer claimed.” Translated: heid the baw: (head the ball) madman, pest, irritating person, idiot. (also: bawheid). “Hey – you annoying person! Stop that immediately or you and … Continue reading Heid the baw.