Scottish Word: Ruckle.
“Canny, queat an swipper includes no lettin oot a ruckle – ye eejit!” Translated: ruckle: rattle, roaring or gurgling sound – particular of the breath of the dying. “Careful, quiet and swift includes one being definite … Continue reading Ruckle.
Scottish Word: Shaw.
“Ony mair lip oot o you an it’s yir heid I’ll be shawin, no the neeps.” Translated: shaws: the stalks and leaves of potatoes or turnips; shaw: to cut off the shaws of turnips. “Any more … Continue reading Shaw.
Scottish Word: Puggie.
“Ah’ve ayewis preferred an attack puggie tae an attack dug.” Translated: puggie: monkey. “I have always preferred an attack monkey to an attack dog.”
Scottish Word: Quine.
“Hud on you! Are ye a loon or a quine?” Translated: quine: girl. “Wait a moment you! Are you a boy or a girl?”