“There’s a fine furze bush ah could help ye hing yer draiglet petticoaties oan for tae dry in yonder oot o the way den ye ken.” Translated: draiglet, draigelt: wet, drenched. “There is a fine gorse … Continue reading Draiglet.
Scottish Word: Tint.
On Celebrated Lawyers. He clenched his pamphlets in his fist, He quoted and he hinted, Till, in a declamation-mist, His argument he tint it: He gaiped for ‘t, he graiped for ‘t, He fand it was awa, man; … Continue reading Tint.
Scottish Word: Hearst.
“WARNING. Dinna listen tae The Bard at full blaw set tae music in a barley field ower the hearst.” Translated: hearst, hairst: harvest. “WARNING. Do not listen to poetry at full volume set to music in … Continue reading Hearst.