A dictionary of the Scottish language

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Simpkin & Marshall, and James Gilbert, 1845 - 154 pages
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Page 102 - PORTIONER, s. a person who possesses part of a property which has been divided among coheirs. POSE, Pois, POISE, s. hidden treasure. POURIN, s. a small quantity of anything liquid. POUT, s. a young fowl. To Pour, POUTEN, vn to poke or stir with a long pole or stick.
Page 1 - A DICTIONARY OF THE SCOTTISH LANGUAGE; Comprehending all the words in common use in the writings of Scott, Burns, Wilson, Ramsay, and other popular Scottish Authors.
Page 110 - RINO, s. ready money. To RIPE, RYPE, va to search a person. To RIPPLE, va to separate the seed of flax from the stalks. RIPPLIN-CAME, s. a flax-comb. RISE, RYSS, s. a small twig. RIVE, s. rent ; tear.
Page 50 - To twist. FEIGH, FEECH, interj. Fy ! To FEIKLE, FICKLE, va To puzzle. To FELL, adj. To kill, to murder. To FEND, FEN, . a.
Page 72 - To know. KENNED, part. pa. of To know. KENSPECKLE, adj. Having so remarkable an appearance as to be easily known. KEP, KEPP, va1.
Page 24 - The side of a hill, an acclivity. To BRAG, va 1. To defy. 2. To reproach. BRAID, BRADE, adj. Wide, broad.
Page 38 - CREEK of day, Dawn, the first appearance of morning. CREEPY, s. A low stool. To CREEP-IN, vn To shrink. CREIL, CREEL, *. An ozier basket.
Page 61 - A pudding made of a lamb's maw, lungs, heart, and liver, minced with suet, onions, salt, pepper, and oatmeal, and boiled in the stomach of a sheep. HAILSOME, adj. "Wholesome, healthful.

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