“Dinni worry I think she’s deef as well as wanthriven.” Translated: wanthriven: in a state of decline, stunted. “Don’t worry I think she is deaf as well as shrivelled up.” The Scottish Word: wanthriven with its … Continue reading Wanthriven.
“Even wi the knapscap on there’s too much daylicht getting in – get him tae shut his een.” Translated: knapscap: metal shell or skullcap. “Even with the metal skullcap there is too much daylight getting in … Continue reading Knapscap.
Scottish Word: Oxter.
“Are ye wantin yir oxter stick Mr Baxter?” Translated: oxter: armpit. “Are you desirous of your crutch Mr Baxter?” The Scottish Word: oxter with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used … Continue reading Oxter.