Scottish Word: Bowsie.
“Noo hud yer wheesht fur a minute my fine bowsie able lookin puddocks and puddockesses, and I will read tae yez what I huv written oan the menu here.” Translated: bowsie: big, fat, corpulent, puffed up. … Continue reading Bowsie.
Scottish Word: Kail.
“Quick! Sook yir feathers in, he’s seek o kail an thinkin o chook soup.” Translated: kail: curly leaved cabbage; general word for a feed; or broth made from greens. “Quick! Suck your feathers in, he is … Continue reading Kail.
Scottish Word: Haddie.
“God sink ye! I’m wishin I’d had the haddie nooooo . . . Translated: haddie: haddock. “Lord sink you! I am wishing that I had ordered the haddock now.” The Scottish Word: haddie with its definition … Continue reading Haddie.