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Language - Dictionary of Broad Scots

A' - "all"
Aboon - "above, up, over"
Abread - "abroad, in sight, asunder"
Abreed - "in breadth"
Addle - "foul, putrid"
Aff - "off"
Aff-loof - "extempore, without premeditation"
Afore - "before"
Aft - "aften, oft, often"
Agee - "to one side, ajar, deranged in mind"
Aiblins - "perhaps"
Ain - "own"
Airles - "airle-penny, earnest money, a silver piece given on hiring"
Airn - "iron"
Airt - "quarter, point"
Aith - "oath"
Aits - "oats"
Alake - "alas"
Alane - "alone"
Akwart - "awkward, across"
Amaist - "almost"
Amang - "among"
An' - "and, if"
Ance - "once"
Anent - "over against, concerning"
Anither - "another"

Ba' - "ball"
Backets - "ash boards"
Backlins - "coming back"
Back-yett - "private door"
Baggie - "belly"
Baide - "endured"
Bairn - "a child"
Bairntime - "a brood"
Baith - "both"
Ballets - "ballants, ballads"
Ban - "swear"
Bane - "bone"
Bang - "to beat, strive, excel"
Bannock or bonnock - "a flat cake"
Bardie - "diminutive of bard"
Barefit - "bare-footed"
Barley-bree - "juice of barley"
Barmie - "yeasty, volatile, passionate"
Batch - "a gang"
Batts - "botts"
Bauckie-bird - "the bat"
Baudrons - "a cat"
Bauld - "bold"
Bawk - "a cross-beam, a rafter"
Bear - "barley"
Beastie -"diminutive of beast"
Beet - "to bask, to add fuel to fire"
Beld - "bauld"
Belyve - "by and by, quickly"
Benmost - "remotest, innermost"
Bethankit - "grace after meat"
Beuk - "book"
Bicker - "a kind of wooden dish, a short quick race"
Bickering - "careering, hurrying"
Bien - "wealthy, plentiful"
Big - "biggit, build, built"
Bill - "bull"
Billie - "a brother, a young fellow, a companion"
Bing - "a heap of grain, potatoes, etc."
Birdie-cocks - "young cocks of the brood"
Birk - "birch"
Birken Shaw - "a birch wood"
Birkie - "a clever fellow"
Birring - "the noise of partridges rising"
Birses - "bristles"
Bit - "crisis, nick of time"
Bizz - "a bustle, to buzz"
Blastie - "a shrivelled dwarf, a term of contempt"
Bladd or Blaud - "a flat piece of anything, to slap"
Blate - "bashful, sheepish"
Blaw - "to blow, to boast, to flatter"
Bleerit - "bleared, sore with rheum"
Bleer't or blin' - "bleared and blind"
Bleeze - "blind"
Bleezing - "blazing"
Blellum - "an idle talking fellow"
Blether - "to talk idly, nonsense"
Bleth'rin' - "talking idly"
Blinker - "a term of contempt"
Blinkin' - "smirking"
Blue-gown - "one of those beggars who got annualy, on the king's birth-day, a blue cloak or gown, with a badge"
Bluid - "blood"
Bluntie - "a sniveller, a stupid person"
Bobbit - "made obeisance"
Bock - "to vomit, to bush intermittently"
Bocked - "gushed, vomited"
Bodle - "a small gold coin"
Bogie - "a morass"
Bogles - "spirits, hobgoblins"
Bonnie - "handsome, beautiful"
Boord - "a board"
Boortree - "the shrub elder, planted much of old in hedges of barn- yards, etc."
Bore - "a hole in the wall"
Botch or Blotch - "an angry tumour"
Bouk or Bowk - "body"
Bousing - "drinking"
Bow-kail - "cabbage"
Bowt - "bended, crooked"
Brackens or Breckan - "fern"
Brae - "declivity, a precipice, the slope of a hill"
Braid - "broad"
Braik - "a kind of harrow"
Braing't - "reeled forward"
Brak - "broke, made insolvent"
Brankie - "gaudy"
Branks - "a kind of wooden curb for horses"
Brattle - "a short race, hurry, fury"
Braw - "fine, handsome"
Brawly or Brawlie - "very well, finely, heartily"
Breastie - "diminutive of breast"
Breeks - "breeches"
Brent - "smooth"
Brewin' - "brewing"
Brie or Bree - "juice, liquid"
Brig - "a bridge"
Brisket - "the breast, the bosom"
Brither - "a brother"
Brock - "a badger"
Broo - "broth, liquid"
Broose - "a race at country weddings, who shall first reach the bridegroom's house on returning from church"
Brose - "a kind of pottage"
Browster-wives - "ale-house wives"
Brugh - "a burgh"
Bruilzie - "a broil, a combustion"
Brunstane - "brimstone"
Brunt - "did burn, burnt"
Brust - "to burst, burst"
Buchan-bullers - "the boiling of the sea among the rocks of Buchan"
Bught - "a pen"
Bughtin'-time - "the time of collecting the sheep in the pens to be milked"
Buirdly - "stout made, broad built"
Bum-clock - "a humming bettle that flies in the summer evenings"
Bumming - "humming as bees"
Bummle - "to blunder"
Bummler - "a blunderer"
Bunker - "a window-seat"
Burdies - "diminutive of birds"
Bure - "did bear"
Burn - "a rivulet"
Burnie - "diminutive of burn"
Burr-thistle - "the thistle of scotland"
Buskie - "bushy"
Buskit - "dressed"
Busks - "dresses"
Buss - "shelter"
Bussle - "a bustle to bustle"
But an' ben - "the country kitchen and parlour"
But - "bot, with, without"
By himsel - "lunatic, distracted"
Byke - "a bee-hive"
Byre - "a cow-stable, a sheep-pen"

Cadger - "a carrier"
Cadie or Caddie - "a person, a young fellow"
Caff - "chaff"
Calf-ward - "a small inclosure for calves"
Callan or Callant - "a boy"
Caller - "fresh, sound, refreshing"
Cannie - "gentle, mild, dexterous"
Cannilie - "dexterously, gently"
Cantie or canty - "cheerful, merry"
Cantraip - "a charm, a spell"
Careerin' - "cheerfully"
Carl or Carle - "an old man"
Carlin - "a stout old woman"
Cartes - "cards"
Castock or custock - "a stalk of cabbage"
Caudron - "a caldron"
Cauk or keel - "chalk and red clay"
Cauld - "cold"
Caup - "a wooden drinking vessel"
Cesses - "taxes"
Chauter - "a part of a bagpipe"
Chap - "a person, a fellow, a blow"
Chaup - "a stroke, a blow"
Cheekit - "Cheeked"
Cheep - "a chirp, to chirp"
Chiel or cheal - "a young fellow"
Chimla or chimlie - "a fire-grate, a fire-place"
Chimla-lug - "the fireside"
Chittering - "shivering, trembling"
Chockin' - "choking"
Chow - "to chew. Cheek for chow, side by side"
Clachan - "a small village about a church, a hamlet"
Claise or claes - "clothes"
Claith - "cloth"
Claithing - "clothing"
Clap - "clapper of a mill"
Clarkit - "wrote"
Clash - "an idle tale, the story of the day"
Clatter - "to tell idle stories, an idle story"
Claught - "snatched at, laid hold of"
Claut - "to clean, to scrape"
Clauted - "scraped"
Clavers - "idle stories"
Claw - "to scratch"
Cleed - "to clothe"
Cleeds - "clothes"
Cleekit - "having caught"
Clinkin' - "jerking, clinking"
Clinkumbell - "he who rings the church bell"
Clips - "shears"
Clishmaclaver - "idle conversation"
Clock - "to hatch, a beetle"
Clockin' - "hatching"
Cloot - "the hoof of a cow, sheep, etc."
Clootie - "an old name for the devil"
Clour - "a bump or swelling after a blow"
Cluds - "clouds"
Coaxin' - "wheedling"
Coble - "a fishing boat"
Cockernony - "a lock of hair tied upon a girl's head, cap"
Coft - "bought"
Coggie - "diminutive of cog"
Collieshangie - "quarrelling, an uproar"
Commaun' - "command"
Cood - "the cud"
Coof - "a blockhead, a ninny"
Cookit - "appeared and disappeared by fits"
Coost - "did cast"
Corbies - "a species of the crow"
Core - "corps, party, clan"
Corn't - "fed with oats"
Cottar - "the inhabitant of a cot-house, or a cottager"
Couthie - "kind, loving"
Cove - "a cave"
Cowe - "to terrify, to keep under, to lop, fright, a branch of furze, broom, etc."
Cowp - "to barter, to tumble over, a gang"
Cowpit - "tumbled"
Cowrin' - "cowering"
Cowt - "a colt"
Cozie - "anug"
Cozily - "snugly"
Crabbit - "crabbed, fretful"
Crackin' - "conversing"
Craft or croft - "a field near a house (in old husbandry)"
Craiks - "cries or calls incessantly, a bird"
Crambo-clink or crambo-jingle - "rhymes, doggrel verses"
Crap - "a crop, to crop"
Craw - "a crow of a cock, a rook"
Creel - "a basket. To have one's wits in a creel, to be crazed, to be fascinated."
Creeshie - "greasy"
Crood or Croud - "to coo as a dove"
Crooning - "humming"
Crouse - "cheerful, courageous"
Crowdie - "a composition of oatmeal and boiling water, sometimes from the broth of beef, mutten, etc."
Crowdie-time - "breakfast time"
Crummock or crummet - "a cow with crooked horns"
Crump - "hard and brittle (spoken of bread)"
Crunt - "a blow on the head with a cudgel"
Cuif - "a blockhead, a ninny"
Curchie - "a courtesy"
Curler - "a player at a game on the ice, practised in Scotland, called curling"
Curlie - "curled, who's hair falls naturally in ringlets"
Curling - "a well-known game on the ice"
Curmurring - "murmuring, a slight rumbling noise"
Cushat - "the dove, or wood-pigeon"
Cutty - "short, broken in the middle"

Daddie - "a father"
Daffin - "merriment, foolishness"
Daft - "merry, giddy, foolish"
Dainty - "pleasant, good-humoured, agreeable"
Daise or Daez - "to stupefy"
Dales - "plains, valleys"
Darklins - "darkling"
Daur - "to dare"
Daurt - "dared"
Davoc - "David"
Dawtit or dawtet - "fondled, caressed"
Dearies - "diminutive of dears"
Dearthfu' - "dear"
Deave - "to deafen"
Deil-ma-care - "no matter, for all that"
Descrive - "to describe"
Dight - "to wipe, to clean corn from chaff"
Dight - "cleaned from chaff"
Ding - "to worst, to push"
Dink - "neat, tidy, trim"
Dinna - "do not"
Dirl - "a slight tremulous stroke or pain"
Dizen or Dizz'n - "a dozen"
Doited - "stupefied, silly from old age"
Dolt - "stupefied, crazed"
Dool - "sorrow. To sing dool, to lament, to mourn"
Doos - "doves"
Dorty - "saucy, nice"
Douce or douse - "sober, wise, prudent"
Doucely - "soberly, prudently"
Dour or Din - "sullen, sallow"
Doure - "stout, durable, sullen, stubborn"
Dowff - "pithless, wanting force"
Downa - "am or are not able, cannot"
Dozent - "stupefied, impotent"
Draigle - "to soil by trailing, to draggle among wet, etc."
Drap - "a drop, to drop"
Drapping - "dropping"
Draunting - "drawling, of a slow enunciation"
Dreep - "to ooze, to drop"
Dreigh - "tedious, long about it"
Dribble - "drizzling, slaver"
Drift - "a drove"
Droddum - "the breech"
Drone - "part of a bagpipe"
Drookit - "wet"
Droop-rumpl't - "that droops at the crupper"
Drounting - "drawling"
Drouth - "thirst, drought"
Drucken - "drunken"
Drumly - "muddy"
Dub - "a small pond"
Duddie - "ragged; clothes"
Dung - "worsted, pushed, driven"
Dunted - "beaten, boxed"
Dusht - "pushed by a ram, ox, etc."

E'e - "the eye" E'e bree "eyebrow"
Een - "the eyes"
E'ening - "evening"
Elbuck - "the elbow"
Eller - "an elder, or church-officer"
En' - "end"
Enbrugh - "Edinburgh"
Eneugh - "enough"
Especial - "especially"
Ettle - "to try, to attempt"

Faddom't - "fathomed"
Fae - "a foe"
Faiket - "unknown"
Fairin' - "a fairing, a present"
Fallow - "fellow"
Fand - "did find"
Farl - "a cake of oaten bread, etc."
Fa's - "does fall, waterfalls"
Fash - "trouble, care, to trouble, to care for"
Fashious - "troublesome"
Fasht - "troubled"
Fasteren-e'en - "fasten's even"
Faught - "fight"
Fauld - "a fold, to fold"
Faulding - "folding"
Faut - "fault"
Faute - "want, lack"
Feal - "a field, smooth"
Fearfu' - "frightful"
Feart - "frighted"
Feat - "neat, spruce"
Fechtin' - "fighting"
Feck - "many, plenty"
Fecket - "an under-waistcoat with sleeves"
Feckfu' - "large, brawny, stout"
Feckless - "puny, weak, silly"
Feckly - "weakly"
Feg - "a fig"
Feide - "feud, enmity"
Feirrie - "stout, vigorous, healthy"
Fell - "keen, biting, the flesh immediately under the skin, a field pretty level, on the side or top of a hill"
Felly - "relentless"
Fen - "successful struggle, fight"
Fend - "to live comfortably"
Fetch - "to pull by fits"
Fetch't - "pulled intermittently"
Fidge - "to fidget"
Fiel - "soft, smooth"
Fient - "fiend, a petty oath"
Fier - "sound, healthy, a brother, a friend"
Fissle - "to make a rustling noise, to fidget, a bustle"
Fit - "a foot"
Fizz - "to make a hissing noise, like fermentation"
Flainen - "flannel"
Fleech - "to supplicate in a flattering manner"
Fleech'd - "supplicated"
Fleechin - "supplicating"
Fleg - "a kick, a random stroke"
Flether - "to decoy by fair words"
Fletherin - "flethers, flattering"
Flinders - "shreds, broken pieces, splinters"
Flinging-tree - "a piece of timber hung by way of partition between two horses in a stable, a flail"
Flitter - "to vibrate like the wings of small birds"
Flittering - "fluttering, vibrating"
Flyte - "scold"
Fodgel - "squat and plump"
Foord - "a ford"
Forbye - "besides"
Forfairn - "distressed, worn out, jaded"
Forfoughten - "fatigued"
Forgather - "to meet, to encounter with"
Forgie - "to forgive"
Fother - "fodder"
Foughten - "troubled, harassed"
Fouth - "plenty, enough or more than enough"
Fow - "a bushel, etc. also a pitchfork"
Frae - "from, off"
Frammit - "strange, estranged from, at enmity with"
Frien' - "friend"
Fu' - "full"
Fud - "the scut or tail of the hare, cony, etc."
Funnie - "full of merriment"
Fur - "a furrow"
Fur-ahin - "the hindmost horse on the right hand when ploughing"
Furder - "farther"
Furm - "a form, bench"
Fyke - "trifling cares, to peddle, to be in a fuss about trifles"

Gaberlunzie - "an old man"
Gadsman - "a plough boy, the boy that drives the horses in the plough"
Gae - "to go." Gaed "went" Gaen or gane "gone"
Gaun "going"
Gailie - "pretty well"
Gairs - "triangler pieces of cloth sewed on the bottom of a gown, etc."
Gang - "to go, to walk"
Gangrel - "a wandering person"
Gar - "to make, to force to"
Gart - "forced to"
Garten - "garter"
Gashin - "conversing"
Gawsie - "jolly, large"
Gaud - "a plough"
Gaudsman - "one who drives the horses in ploughing"
Gaunted - "yawned, longed"
Gear - "riches, goods of any kind"
Ged - "a pike"
Gentles - "great folks, gentry"
Genty - "elegantly-formed, neat"
Geordie - "a guinea"
Get - "a child, a spoiled, petted young one"
Ghaist - "a ghost"
Gie - "to give" Gied "gave" Gien "given"
Giftie - "diminutive of gift"
Giglets - "playful girls"
Gillie - "diminutive of gill"
Gimmer - "a ewe from one to two years old"
Gin - "if, against"
Gipsey - "a young girl"
Girdle - "a-round iron plate to toast cakes"
Girn - "to grin, to twist the features in rage, agony, etc."
Girning - "grinning"
Gawky - "half-witted, foolish, romping"
Glaiket - "inattentive, foolish"
Glaive - "a sword"
Glaum - "to snatch greedily"
Glaum'd - "aimed, snatched"
Gleck - "sharp, ready"
Gleg - "sharp, ready"
Gleib - "glebe"
Glen - "a dale, a deep valley"
Gley - "a squint; to squint." A-gley "off at a side, wrong"
Gleyde - "an old horse"
Glib-gabbet - "smooth and ready in speech"
Glinted - "peeped"
Glintin - "peeping"
Gloamin - "the twilight"
Glowr - "to stare, to look; a stare, a look"
Goavan - "looking round with a strange, inquiring gaze, staring stupidly"
Gorcocks - "redgame, or moorcock"
Gowan - "the flower of the wild daisy, hawkweed, etc."
Gowany - "daisied, abounding with daisies"
Gowd - "gold"
Gowff - "the game of golf; to strike as the bat does the ball at golf"
Gowff'd - "struck"
Gowk - "a cuckoo; a term of contempt"
Gowl - "to howl"
Grain'd and Gaunted - "groaned and grunted"
Graining - "groaning"
Graip - "a pronged instrument for cleaning stables"
Graith - "accoutrements, furniture, dress, gear"
Grane or Grain - "a groan, to groan"
Grannie - "grandmother"
Grape - "grope"
Grapit - "groped"
Grat - "wept, shed tears"
Great - "intimate, familiar"
Gree - "to agree." To bear the gree"to be decidedy victor"
Gree't - "agreed"
Greet - "to shed tears, to weep"
Greetin - "crying, weeping"
Grien - "longing"
Grieves - "stewards"
Grippet - "catched, seized"
Groanin'-maut - "drink for gossips at a lying-in"
Groat - "to get the whistle of one's groat, to play alosing game"
Grozet - "a gooseberry"
Grumph - "a grunt, to grunt"
Grumphie - "a sow"
Grun' - "ground"
Grunstane - "a grindstone"
Grunzie - "mouth"
Gude - "the Supreme Being; good"
Guid - "good"
Guidfather, Guidmother - "fater-in-law, mother-in-law"
Guidman and guidwife - "the master and mistress of the house." Young guidman "a man newly married"
Guid-willie - "liberal, cordial"
Gumlie - "muddy"
Gully or gullie - "a large knife"
Gusty - "tasteful"
Gutcher - "grandsire"
Gut-scraper - "a fiddler"

Ha'Bible - "the great Bible that lies in the hall"
Haddin' - "home"
Hae - "to have
Haen - "had (the participle)"
Haet, fient haet - "a petty oath of negation, nothing"
Haffet - "the temple, the side of the head"
Hafflins - "nearly half, partly"
Hag - "a scar, or gulf in mosses and moors"
Haggis - "a kind of pudding boiled in the stomach of a cow or sheep"
Hain'd - "spared"
Hairst - "harvest"
Haith - "a petty oath"
Haivers - "nonsense, speaking without thought"
Hale or haill - "whole, tight, healthy"
Hallan - "a particular partition-wall in a cottage, or more properly, a seat of turf at the outside"
Hallowmas, Hallow-eve - "the 31st of October"
Haly - "holy"
Hame - "home"
Hamely - "homely, affable"
Han' or haun' - "hand"
Hansel - "the first money received"
Hap - "an outer garment, mantle, plaid, etc.; to wrap, to cover, to hop"
Happer - "a hopper"
Happing - "hopping"
Hap - "step, an'loup, hop, skip, and leap"
Harkit - "hearkened"
Harn - "very coarse linen"
Hastit - "hastened"
Hastie or histie - "dry, chapped, barren"
Haud - "to hold"
Haughs - "low-lying rich lands, valleys"
Haurlin - "peeling"
Havins - "good manners, decorum, good sense"
Hawkie - "a cow, properly one with a white face"
Healsome - "healthful, wholesome"
Heapit - "heaped"
Hearse - "hoarse"
Hear't - "hearit"
Heather - "heath"
Hech! - "Oh! Strange!"
Heckle - "a board in which are fixed a number of sharp pins, used in dressing hemp, flax, etc."
Hee balou - "words used to sooth a child"
Heeze - "to elevate, to raise"
Helm - "the rudder or helm"
Herrin - "a herring"
Herry - "to plunder; most properly to plunder birds' nests"
Herryment - "plundering, devastation"
Hersel - "herself; also a herd of cattle of any sort"
Het - "hot"
Hilch - "a hobble, to halt"
Hilchin - "halting"
Himsel - "himself"
Hiney - "honey"
Hing - "hang"
Hirple - "to walk crazily, to creep"
Hissel or hessel - "so many cattle as one person can attend"
Hitch or Hitcht - "a loop, a knot"
Hizzie - "a hussy, a young girl"
Hoddin - "the motion of a sage countryman riding on a cart-horse; humble"
Hoddin-gray - "coarse woollen cloth"
Hoggie - "a two-year-old sheep"
Hog-score - "a kind of distance line in curling, drawn across the rink"
Hoodie-craw - "a blood crow"
Hool - "outer skin or case; a nut shell, a peascod"
Hoolie - "slowly; leisurely"
Hoolie! - "take leisure, stop"
Hoord - "a hoard; to hoard"
Hoordit - "hoarded"
Horn - "a spoon made of horn"
Hornie - "one of the many names of the devil"
Hostin' - "coughing"
Hosts - "coughs"
Hotch'd - "turned topsyturvy; blended, mixed"
Houlet - "an owl"
Housie - "diminutive of a house"
Hove - "to heave, to swell"
Hoved - "heaved, swelled"
Howbackit - "sunk in the back, spoken of a horse, etc."
Howdie - "a midwife"
Howe - "hollow; a hollow or dell"
Howff - "a tippling house, a house of resort"
Howkin - "digging"
Howkit - "digged"
Howlet - "an owl
Hoy - "to urge"
Hoyse - "to pull upwards"
Hoyte - "to amble crazily"
Hughoc - "diminutive of hugh"
Hums and hankers - "mumbles"
Hurcheon - "a hedgehog"
Hurdies - "the loins; the crupper"
Hushion or hoshen - "a cushion"

I' - "in"
Ilk or ilka - "each, every"
Ill-willie - "ill-natured, malicious, niggardly"
Ingine - "genius, ingenuity"
Ingle - "fire; fire-place"
Ingle-low - "light from the fire"
I'se - "I shall or will"
Ither - "other; one another"

Jad - "jade; also a familiar term among country folks for a giddy young girl"
Jaukin' - "trifling, dallying"
Jauner - "to talk idly"
Jaup - "a jerk of water; to jerk as agitated water"
Jaw - "coarse raillery; to pour out; to shut; to jerk as water"
Jerkinet - "a jerkin, or short gown"
Jillet - "a jilt, a giddy girl"
Jimp - "to jump; slender in the waist; handsome"
Jimps - "easy stays"
Jink - "to dodge, to turn a corner, a sudden turning; a corner"
Jink and diddle - "move to music like a fiddler's elbow"
Jinker - "that turns quickly; a gay sprightly girl; a wag"
Jinkin' - "dodging"
Jirk - "a jerk"
Jow - "to jow; a verb which includes both the swinging motion and pealing sound of a large bell"

Kail - "colewort; a kind of broth"
Kail-runt - "the stem of colewort"
Kain - "fowls, etc., paid as rent by a farmer"
Kebbuck - "a cheese"
Keckle - "to giggle, to titter"
Keek - "a peep; to peep"
Kelpies - "a sort of mischievous spirits, said to haunt ford and ferries at night, especially in storms"
Ken - "to know"
Kend or Kenn'd - "knew"
Kennin - "a small matter"
Kenspeckle - "well known, easily known"
Ket - "matted, hairy; a fleece of wool"
Kilt - "to truss up the clothes"
Kimmer - "a young girl, a gossip"
Kin - "kindred"
Kin' - "kind (adjective)"
King's-hood - "a certain part of the entrails of an ox, etc."
Kintra - "country"
Kintra cooser - "country stallion"
Kirn - "the harvest supper, a churn"
Kist - "a chest; a shop counter"
Kitchen - "anything that eats with bread; to serve for soup, gravy, etc."
Kith - "kindred"
Kittle - "to tickle; ticklish, lively, apt"
Kittlin - "a young cat"
Kiuttlin' - "cuddling"
Knaggie - "like knags, or points of rocks"
Knap - "to strike smartly; a smart blow"
Knappin'-hammer - "a hammer for breaking stones"
Knowe - "a small round hillock"
Knurl - "a dwarf"
Knurlin' - "crooked but strong"
Kye - "cows"
Kyte - "the belly"
Kythe - "to discover; to show one's self"

Labour - "thrash"
Laddie - "diminutive of lad"
Laigh - "low"
Lairing - "wading and sinking in snow, mud, etc."
Laith - "loath"
Lallans - "the Scottish dialect of the English language"
Lambie - "diminutive of lamb"
Lammas moon - "harvest moon"
Lampit - "a kind of shell-fish, a limpet"
Lan' - "land; estate"
Lan'-afore - "foremost horse in the plough"
Lan'-ahan - "hindmost horse in the plough"
Lane - "lone." My lane, thy lane "myself alone, thyself alone"
Lanely - "lonely"
Lang - "long." To think lang "to long, to weary"
Lap - "did leap"
Lave - "the rest, the remainder, the others"
Laverock - "the lark"
Lawin - "shot, reckoning, bill"
Lawlan - "lowland"
Lay my dead - "attribute my death"
Lea'e - "to leave"
Lea-rig - "grassy ridge"
Lear [pronounced lare] - "learning"
Lee-lang - "live-long"
Leesome - "pleasant"
Leisler - "a three-pronged dart for striking fish"
Leugh - "did laugh"
Leuk - "a look; to look"
Libbet - "gelded"
Lift - "the sky"
Lightly or Lichtly - "sneeringly; to sneer at"
Lilt - "a ballad, a tune; to sing"
Limp't - "limped, hobbled"
Limpet - "a kind of shell-fish
Linkin' - "tripping"
Linn - "a waterfall; a precipice"
Lint - "flax" Lint I' the bell "flax in flower"
Lintwhite - "a linnet"
Loan or Loanin - "the place of milking"
Loof - "the palm of the hand"
Looves - "plural of loof"
Loun - "a fellow, a ragamuffin; a woman of casy virtue"
Loup - "jump, leap"
Lowin' - "flaming"
Lowrie - "abbreviation of Lawrence"
Lowse - "to loose"
Lows'd - "loosed"
Lug - "the ear; a handle"
Lugget - "having a handle"
Lum - "the chimney"
Lunch - "a large piece of cheese, flesh, etc."
Luntin' - "smoking"

Mae - "more"
Maggots' meat - "food for worms"
Mahoun - "Satan"
Mailen - "a farm"
Mair - "more"
Maist - "most, almost"
Maistly - "mostly"
Mak - "to make"
Makin' - "making"
Mallie - "Molly"
Mang - "among"
Manse - "the parsonage house, where the minister lives"
Mark - "marks (this and several other nouns, which in English, require an s to form the plural, are in Scotch, like the words sheep, deer, the same in both numbers)"
Marled - "variegated, spotted"
Mar's year - "the year 1715"
Martial chuck - "the soldier's camp companion"
Mashlum - "meslin, mixed corn"
Mask - "to mash, as malt"
Maskin'-pat - "a teapot"
Maud, maad - "a plaid worn by shepherds, etc."
Maukin - "a hare"
Maun - "must"
Maut - "malt"
Mavis - "the thrush"
Maw - "mow"
Mawin' - "mowing"
Mawn - "a small basket"
Meere - "a mare"
Meikle or meickle - "much"
Melancholious - "mournful"
Melder - "corn or grain of any kind, sent to the mill to be ground"
Mell - "a mallet for pounding barely in a stone trough"
Melvie - "to soil with meal"
Men' - "mend"
Menseless - "ill-bred, rude, impudent"
Messin - "a small dog"
Midden - "a dunghill"
Midden-creels - "baskets for manure"
Midden-hole - "a gutter at the bottom of a dunghill"
Mim - "prim, affectedly meek"
Min' - "mind, resemblance"
Minawae - "minuet"
Mind't - "mind it; resolved, intending"
Minnie - "mother, dam"
Mirk - "mirkest, dark, darkest"
Misca' - "to abuse, to call names"
Misca'd - "abused"
Mischanter - "mishap"
Mislear'd - "mischievous, unmannerly"
Misteuk - "mistook"
Mither - "a mother"
Mixtie-Maxtie - "confusedly mixed"
Moistify - "to moisten"
Mons-meg - "a large piece of ordnance"
Mony or monie - "many"
Mools - "dust, earth, the earth of the grave." To rake the mools "to lay in the dust"
Moorlan' - "of or belonging to moors"
Morn - "the next day, to-morrow"
Mou - "the mouth"
Moudiwort or modewurk - "a mole"
Mousie - "diminutive of a mouse"
Muses'-stank - "muses' rill"
Mutchkin - "an English pint"
Mysel - "myself"

Na - "no, not nor"
Nae - "no, not any"
Naething or naithing - "nothing"
Naig - "a horse"
Nane - "none"
Nappy- "ale; to be tipsy"
Neglekit - "neglected"
Neibor or neebor - "neighbour"
Neuk - "a nook"
Niest - "next"
Nievefu' - "handful"
Niffer - "an exchange; to exchange, to barter"
Niger - "a negro"
Nine-tailed-cat - "a hangman's whip"
Nit - "a nut"
Norland - "of or belonging to the north"
Notic't - "noticed"

O' - "of"
O haith - "O faith! an oath"
Ony or onie - "any"
Or - "is often used for ere, before"
Ora or Orra - "supernumerary, that can be spared"
Orra-duddies - "superfluous rags"
O't - "of it"
Ourie - "shivering, drooping"
Oursel or oursels - "ourselves"
Outlers - "cattle not housed"
Oure-hip - "a way of fetching a blow with the hammmer over the arm"
Owsen - "oxen"
Oxtered - "taken under the arm"

Pack - "twelve stone of wool"
Paidle - "to wander aimlessly"
Paitrick - "a partridge"
Parle - "speech; courtship"
Parritch - "oatmeal pudding, a well-known Scotch dish"
Pat - "did put; a pot"
Pauky or Pawkie - "cunning, sly"
Pay't - "paid; beat"
Peat-reek - "smoke of turf; whiskey"
Pech - "to fetch the breadth short, as in an asthma"
Peelin' - "peeling, the rind of fruit"
Pet - "a domesticated sheep, etc."
Pettle - "to cherish; a plough-staff"
Philabegs or philabeg - "short petticoats worn by the Highlandmen"
Phraise - "fair speeches, flatery; to flatter"
Phraisin' - "flattery"
Pibroch - "Highland war music adapted to the bagpipe"
Pickle - "a small quantity"
Pine - "pain, uneasiness"
Pingle - "to work assiduously; a small tin pan for children's food"
Pit - "to put"
Placad - "public proclamation"
Plack - "an old Scotch coin, the third part of a Scotch penny, twelve of which make an English penny"
Packless - "penniless; without money"
Plaidie - "diminutive of plaid"
Platie - "diminutive of plate"
Plew or pleugh - "a plough"
Poind - "to seize cattle or goods for rent, as the laws of Scotland allowed"
Poortith - "poverty"
Posie - "nosegay"
Pou - "to pull"
Pouk - "to pluck"
Poussie - "a hare, or cat"
Pout - "a poult, a chick"
Pou't - "did pull"
Pow - "the head, the skull"
Pownie - "a little horse"
Powther or pouther - "powder"
Powthery - "like powder"
Preen - "a pin"
Prent - "to print; print"
Prie - "to taste"
Prig - "to cheapen; to dispute"
Propone - "to lay down, to propose"
Provoses - "provosts"
Puddock-stool - "a mushroom, fungus"
Pund - "pound, pounds"
Pyet - "a magpie"
Pyle - A pyle o'caff "a single grain of chaff"
Pystle - "a letter"

Quak - "to quake"
Quech or quaigh - "a shallow drinking cup"
Quere - "quire, choir"
Quey - "a cow from one to two years old"

Ragweed - "the herb ragwort"
Rair - "to roar"
Raize - "to madden, inflame"
Rampin' - "raging"
Randie - "a scold"
Rantin' - "rattling, joyous"
Raploch - "properly a coarse cloth; but used as an adnoun for coarse"
Rarely - "excellently, very well"
Rash - "a rush"
Rash-bush - "a bush of rushes"
Ratton - "a rat"
Raw - "a row"
Rax - "to stretch"
Ream - "cream; to cream"
Reamin' - "brimful, frothing"
Reave - "rove"
Red-wat-shod - "walking in blood over the shoe tops"
Red-wud - "stark mad"
Ree - "half drunk, fuddled"
Reek - "smoke"
Reekin' - "smoking"
Reekit - "smoked, smoky"
Remead - "remedy"
Requite - "requited"
Rest - "to stand restive"
Restit - "stood restive; stunted, withered"
Restricked - "restircted"
Rew - "to repent, to compassionate"
Rief - "reef, plenty"
Rief randies - "sturdy beggars"
Rig - "ridge"
Rigwiddie or rigwoodie - "the rope or chain that crosses the saddle of the horse to support the spokes of a cart; spare, withered, sapless"
Rin - "to run, to melt"
Rink - "the course of the stones; a term in curling on ice"
Rinnin' - "running"
Ripples - "pains in the back and limbs"
Ripplin-kame - "comb for dressing flax"
Riskit - "made a noise like the tearing of roots"
Rockin' - "spinning on the rock or distaff"
Rood - "redness; srtong; the cross" Stands likewise for the plural, roods.
Roon - "a shred, a border or selvage"
Roose - "to praise, to commend"
Roosty - "rusty"
Roun' - "round, in the circle of neighbourhood"
Roup - "sale by auction"
Routhie - "plentiful"
Row - "to roll, to wrap"
Row't - "rolled, wrapped"
Rowth or routh - "plenty"
Rowtin' - "lowing"
Rozet - "Rumble-gumption, rude good sense"
Rung - "a cudgel"
Runkled - "wrinkled"
Runt - "the stem of colewort or cabbage"
Ruth - "a woman's name; the booked so called; sorrow"
Ryke - "to reach"

Sae - "so"
Saft - "soft"
Sair - "to serve; a sore"
Sairly or sarlie - "sorley"
Sair't - "served"
Sark - "a shirt; a shift"
Sarkit - "provided in shirts"
Saugh - "the willow"
Saul - "soul"
Saumont - "salmon"
Saut - "salt"
Saw - "to sow"
Sawin' - "sowing"
Sax - "six"
Scaith - "to damage, to injure; injury"
Scar or scaur - "a cliff"
Scaud - "to scald"
Scauld - "to scold"
Scaur - "apt to be scared"
Scon - "a cake of bread"
Scraich or screigh - "to scream as a hen, partridge, etc."
Scrievin' - "gleesomely, swiftly"
Scrimpet - "did scant, scanty"
Scroggie - "bushy"
See'd - "did see"
Seizin' - "seizing"
Sel - "self" A body's sel "one's self alone"
Sell't - "did sell"
Sen' - "send"
Sen't - "I, etc, sent, or did send it; send it"
Servan' - "servant"
Settlin' - "settling" To get a settlin' "to be frightened into quietness"
Sets - "sets off, goes away"
Shachled - "distorted, shapeless"
Shaird - "a shred, a shard"
Shangan - "a stick cleft at one end for putting the tail of a dog, etc., into, by way of mischief, or to frighten him away"
Shavie - "an ill turn"
Sheepshank - "to think one's self nae sheepshank, to be conceited"
Sherra-moor - "Sheriffmoor, the famous battle fought in the rebellion, A.D. 1715"
Sheugh - "a ditch, a trench, a sluice"
Shiel or shealing - "a shed"
Shill - "shrill"
Shog - "a shock; a push off at one side"
Shoo - "to fit"
Shool - "a shovel"
Shoon - "shoes"
Shore - "to offer, to threaten"
Shor'd - "offered"
Shouther - "the shoulder"
Shure - "did shear, shore"
Sic - "such"
Sicker - "sure, steady"
Sidelins - "sidelong, slanting"
Silken snood - "a silk fillet, token of virginity"
Siller - "silver, money"
Simmer - "summer"
Sin - "a son"
Sin' - "since"
Sin' syne - "since then"
Skaith - (see Scaith)
Skellum - "a worthless fellow"
Skelp - "to strike, to slap; to walk with a smart tripping step; a smart stroke"
Skelpie-limmer - "a reproachful term in female scolding"
Skelpin' - "stepping, walking"
Skinklin - "a small portion"
Skirling - "shrieking, crying"
Skirl't - "shrieked"
Sklented - "ran, or hit in an oblique direction"
Skouth - "freedom to converse without restraint; range, scope"
Skyrin - "shining; making a great show"
Skyte - "force, very forcible motion"
Slade - "slide"
Slae - "a sloe"
Slap - "a gate; a breach in a fence"
Slaw - "slow"
Slee - "sly" Sleest "sliest"
Sleekit - "sleek, sly"
Sliddery - "slippery"
Slip-shod - "smooth-shod; without stockings"
Sloken - "quenched"
Slypet - "fell"
Sma' - "small"
Smiddy - "a smithy"
Smoor - "to smother"
Smoor'd - "smothered"
Smoutie - "smutty, obscene, ugly"
Snapper - "to stumble; a stumble"
Snaw - "snow; to snow"
Snaw-broo - "melted snow"
Snawie - "snowy"
Sneck or snick - "the latch of a door"
Sned - "to lop, to cut off"
Sned Besoms - "to cut brooms"
Sneeshin - "snuff"
Sneeshin-mill - "a snuff-box"
Snell - "bitter, biting"
Snick or sneck - "a door latch"
Snirtle - "to laugh restrainedly"
Snood - "a ribbon for binding the hair"
Snool - "one whose spirit is broken with oppressive slavery; to submit tamely, to sneak"
Snoove - "to go smoothly and constantly; to sneak"
Snowk - "to scent or snuff, as a dog, etc."
Snowked - "scented, snuffed"
Sodyer - "soldier"
Sonsie - "having sweet, engaging looks; lucky, jolly"
Soom - "swim"
Sooth - "truth; a petty oath"
Sough - "a heavy sigh, a sound dying on the ear"
Souple - "flexible, swift"
Souter - "a shoemaker"
Souther or sowther - "solder"
Southron - "Suthern, an old name for the English nation"
Sowens - "a dish made of oatmeal; the seeds of oatmeal soured, etc., flummery"
Sowp - "a spoonful, a small quantity of anything liquid"
Sowth - "to try over a tune with a low whistle"
Spae - "to prophesy, to divine"
Spails - "chips"
Spaul - "a limb"
Spaviet - "having the spavin"
Spean or spane - "to wean"
Speat or spate - "a sweeping torrent, after rain or thaw"
Speel - "to climb"
Spence - "the country parlour"
Spier - "to ask; to inquire"
Splatter - "to splutter, a splutter"
Spleughan - "a tobacco-pouch"
Sprackle - "to clamber; to climb with difficulty"
Sprattle - "to scramble"
Spreckled - "spotted, speckled"
Spring - "a quick air in music; a scottish reel"
Sprit - "a tough rooted plant; something like rushes"
Spunk - "fire, mettle, wit"
Spurtle - "a stick used in making oatmeal pudding or porridge"
Squad - "a crew, a party"
Squattle - "to sprawl"
Squeel - "a scream, a screech; to scream"
Stacher - "to stagger"
Stack - "a rick of corn, hay, etc."
Staig - "a two-year old horse"
Stalwart - "strong, stout"
Stan' - "to stand" Stan't "did stand"
Stane - "stand"
Stang - "an acute pain, a twinge; to sting"
Stap - "stop"
Stark - "stout"
Startle - "to run as cattle stung by the gad-fly"
Staukin' - "walking, disdainfully"
Staumrel - "a blockhead; half-witted"
Staw - "did steal; to surfeit"
Stechin' - "cramming"
Steek - "to shut; a stitch"
Steer - "to molest; to stir"
Stell - "a still"
Sten't - "reared"
Stents - "tribute; dues of any kind"
Stey - "steep" Steyest "steepest"
Stick an' stow - "totally, altogether"
Stilt - "a crutch; to halt, to limp"
Stimpart - "the eighth part of a Winchester bushel"
Stirk - "a cow or a bullock a year old"
Stock - "a plant or root of colewort, cabbage, etc."
Stockin' - "a stocking" Throwing the stockin' "when the bride and bridegroom are put into bed, and the candle out, the former throws a stocking at random among the company, and the person whom it strikes is the next that will be married"
Stoiter - "to stagger, tostammer"
Stooked - "made up in shocks as corn"
Stoor -"sounding hollow, strong, and hoarse"
Stot - "an ox"
Stoup or stowp - "a kind of jug or dish with a handle"
Stoure - "dust, more particularily dust in motion"
Stowlins - "by stealth"
Stown - "stolen"
Stoyte - "to stumble
Strack - "did strike"
Strae - "straw" To die a fair strae death, to die in bed.
Straik - "did strike"
Straikit - "stroked"
Strappin' - "tall and handsome"
Straught - "straight, to straughten"
Streek - "stretched tight; to stretch"
Striddle - "straddle"
Stroup - "the spout"
Strunt - "spirituous liquor of any kind; to walk sturdily; huff, sullenness"
Studdie - "an anvil"
Stuff - "corn or pulse of any kind"
Stumpie - "diminutive of stump"
Sturt - "trouble; to molest"
Sturtin' - "frighted"
Styme - "a glimmer"
Sucker - "sugar"
Sud - "should"
Sugh or saigh - "the continued rushing noise of wind or water"
Sumph - "a soft, stupid fellow"
Swaird - "sward"
Swall'd - "swelled"
Swank - "stately, jolly"
Swankie or swanker - "a tight, strapping young fellow or girl"
Swap - "an exchange, to barter"
Swarf - "to swoon, a swoon"
Swat - "did sweat"
Swatch - "a sample"
Swats - "drink, good ale"
Sweaten - "sweating"
Sweer - "lazy, averse." Dead sweer "extremely averse"
Swoor - "swore, did swear"
Swinge - "to beat, to whip"
Swirl - "a curve, an eddying blast or pool, a knot in wood"
Swirlie - "knaggie, full of knots"
Swither - "to hesitate in choice, an irresolute wavering in choice"
Syebow - "a thick-necked leek"

Tackets - "a kind of nails for driving into the heels of shoes"
Tae - "a toe" Three-tae'd, having three prongs"
Tairge - "a target"
Tak - "to take" Takin' "taking"
Tamtallan - "the name of a mountain"
Tangle - "a sea-weed"
Tap - "the top"
Targe - to cross-question"
Tarry-breeks - "a sailor"
Tassie - "a small drinking-cup"
Tauld or Tald - "told"
Taupie - "a foolish, thoughtless young person"
Tedding - "spreading after the mower"
Teen - "to provoke, provocation"
Teethless bawtie - "toothless cur"
Ten-hours'bite - "a slight feed to the horses while in the yoke, in the forenoon"
Tent - "a field pulpit; heed, caution; to take heed; to tend or herd cattle"
Tentie - "heedful, cautious"
Tentless - "heedless"
Teugh - "tough"
Thack - "thatch"
Thae - "these"
Thairms - "small guts; fiddle-strings"
Thankit - "thanked"
Theekit - "thatched"
Thegither - "together"
Themsel - "themselves"
Thick - "intimate, familiar"
Thieveless - "cold, dry, spited; spoken of a person's demeanour"
Thigger - "one who seeks alms"
Thirl - "thrill"
Thirled - "thrilled, vibrated"
Thole - "to suffer, to endure"
Thrang - "throng, a crowd"
Thrapple - "throat, windpipe"
Thrave - "twenty-four sheaves, or two shocks of corn; a considerable number"
Thraw - "to sprain, to twist, to contradict"
Thrawin' - "twisting, etc."
Thrawn - "sprained, twisted, contradicted"
Threap - "to maintain by dint of assertion"
Threshin' - "thrashing"
Threteen - "thirteen"
Thristle - "thistle"
Through - "to go on with, to make out"
Throuther - "pell-mell, confusedly"
Thrum - "the thread at the end of a web"
Thud - "to make a loud, intermittent noise"
Thumpit - "thumped"
Theysel - "thyself"
Till't - "to it"
Timmer - "timber"
Tine - "to lose" Tint "lost"
Tinkler - "a tinker"
Tint the gate - "lost the way"
Tip - "a ram"
Tippence - "twopence"
Tirlin' - "uncovering"
Tither - "the other"
Tittle - "to whisper"
Tittlin' - "whispering"
Tocher - "marriage portion"
Tod - "a fox"
Toddle - "to totter, like the walk of a child"
Toddlin' - "tottering"
Too-fa' - "a building added"
Toom - "empty, to empty"
Toop - "a ram"
Tosie - "warm and ruddy"
Toss - "a toast"
Toun - "a hamlet, a farm-house"
Tout - "the blast of a horn or trumpet; to blow a horn, etc."
Touzle - "to ruffle"
Tow - "a rope"
Towmond - "a twelvemonth"
Towzie - "rough, shaggy"
Toy - "a very old fashion of female head-dress"
Transmugrified - "transmigrated, metamorphosed"
Trews - "trowers"
Trickie - "full of tricks"
Trig - "spruce, neat"
Trimly - "excellently"
Trinklin' - "trickling"
Trinle or trintle - "the wheel of a barrow; to roll"
Trow - "to believe"
Trowth - "truth, a petty oath"
Tryste - "an appointment; a fair"
Trysted - "appointed" To tryste "to make an appointment"
Try't - "tried"
Tug - "raw hide, of which in old times plough traces were frequently made"
Tulzie - "a quarrel, to quarrel, a fight"
Twa - "two"
Twa-three - "a few"
'Twad - "it would"
Twal - "twelve" Twalpenny-worth "a small quantity, a pennyworth- One penny English is twelve-pence Scotch"
Twin - "to part"
Twistle - "to twist"
Tyke - "a dog"
Tysday - "Tuesday"

Unbacked - "unsaddled"
Unco - "strange, uncouth; very, very great, prodigious"
Uncos - "news"
Unfauld - "unfold"
Unkenned - "unknown"
Unsicker - "unsure, unsteady"
Unskaith'd - "undamaged, unhurt"
Unweeting - "unwittingly, unknowingly"
Upo' - "upon"
Urchin - "a hedgehog"

Vap'rin' - "vapouring"
Vauntie - "joyous"
Vera - "very"
Virl - "a ring round a column, etc."
Vittle - "corn of all kinds, food"
Vogie - "rain"

Wa' - "wall" Wa's "walls"
Wabster - "a weaver"
Wad - "would; to bet; a bet, a pledge"
Wadna - "would not"
Wadset - "a mortgage"
Wae - "woe, sorrowful"
Waefu' - "woful, sorrowful, wailing"
Waefu'-woodie - "hangman's rope"
Waesucks or waes me! - "alas!" "Oh the pity!"
Waft - "the cross thread that goes from the shuttle through the web; woof"
Wale - "choice; to choose"
Waled - "chose, chosen"
Walie - "ample, large, jolly; also an interjection of distress"
Wame - "the belly"
Wamefu' - "a bellyfull"
Wanchancie - "unlucky"
Wanrestfu' - "restless"
Wark - "work"
Wark-lume - "a tool to work with"
Warl or Warld - "world"
Warld's Worm - "a miser"
Warlock - "a wizard"
Warly - "worldly, eager on amassing wealth"
Warran' - "a warrant; to warrant"
Warst - "worst"
Warstl'd or warsl'd - "wrestled"
Wastrie - "prodigality"
Wat - "wet" I wat "I wot, I know"
Wattle - "a twig, a wand"
Waught - "a draught"
Waukin' - "waking"
Waukrife - "not apt to sleep"
Waur - "worse, to worst"
Waur't - "worsted"
Wean or weanie - "a child"
Weary or wearie - "many a weary body, many a different person"
Weason - "Weasand"
Wee - "little" Wee things "little ones" Wee bit "a small matter"
Weeder-clips - "tool for removing weeds"
Weel - "well" Weelfare "welfare"
Weet - "rain, wetness"
Weird - "fate"
We'se - "we shall"
Wha - "who"
Whalpit - "whelped"
Whang - "a leathern string; a piece of cheese, bread, etc.; to give the strappado"
Whare - "where" Whare'er "wherever"
Whase - "whose"
Whatreck - "nevertheless"
Wheep - "to fly nimbly, jerk" Penny-wheep "small beer"
Whid - "the motion of a hare, running but not frighted; a lie"
Whiddin' - "running as a hare or cony"
Whigmeleeries - "whims, fancies, crotchets"
Whingin' - "crying, complaining, fretting"
Whirligiums - "useless ornaments, trifling appendages"
Whisht - "silence" To hold one's whisht "to be silent"
Whiskin' - "sweeping"
Whiskit - "lashed"
Whissle - "a whistle; to whistle"
Whitter - "a hearty draught of liquor"
Whittle - "a knife"
Whunstane - "a whinstone"
Whyles - "Whiles, sometimes"
Wi' - "with"
Wicht - "wight, powerful, strong; inventive, of a superior genius"
Wick - "to strike a stone in an oblique direction; a term in curling"
Wicker - "willow" (the smaller sort)"
Widdifu - "twisted; one who deserves hanging"
Wifie - "a diminutive or endearing term for wife"
Wilyart - "bashful and reserved; avoiding society, or appearing awkward in it; wild, strange, timid"
Wimple - "to meander"
Whimpl't - "meanered"
Wimplin' - "waving, meandering"
Win - "to win, to winnow"
Win't - "winded as a bottom of a yard"
Win' - "wind" Win's "winds"
Winna - "will not"
Winnin' thread - "putting thread into hanks"
Winnock - "a window"
Winsome - "hearty, vaunted, gay"
Wiss - "to wish"
Withouten - "without"
Wizen'd - "hide-bound, dried, shrunk"
Wons - "dwells"
Woo' - "wool"
Woo - "to court, to make love to"
Woodie - "a rope, more properly one made of withes or willows"
Wordy - "worthy"
Worset - "worsted"
Wow - "an exclamation of pleasure or wonder"
Wraith - "a spirit or ghost; an apparition exactly like a living person, whose appearance is said to forbode the person's approaching death"
Wrang - "wrong; to wrong"
Wreeth - "a drifted heap of snow"
Wud - "mad, distracted"
Wumble - "wimble"
Wyle - "to beguile"
Wyliecoat - "a flannel vest"
Wyte - "blame, to blame"

Yad - "an old mare, a worn-out horse"
Yearlings - "born in the same year, coevals"
Yearn - "earn; an eagle, an osprey"
Yerk - "to lash, to jerk"
Yerkit - "jerked, lashed"
Yestreen - "yesternight"
Yett - "a gate, such as is usually at the entrance into a farmyard or field"
Yill - "ale"
Yin - "lively"
Yird - "earth"
Yokin' - "yoking; a bout"
Yont - "beyond"
Yoursel - "yourself"
Yowe - "a ewe"
Yowie - "diminutive of yowe"
Yule - "Christmas

 

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