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Sab, to sob

Sklent, to slant Sab, a sop

Skriech, a scream Sae, so

Skriech, skriegh, to scream Saft, soft

Skyte, to squirt Sair, sore, severe, strong

Slae, the sloe Sair, sorely, very

Slap, an opening in a fence Sark, a shirt

Slee, sly Saugh, the willow

Slype, slipped Saut, salt

Sma', small Sax, six

Smiddie, smithy Scaud, to scald

Smoor, to smother Scaur, fearsome, afraid

Smoutie, smoky Scaur, a jutting bank

Snakin, sneering Scunner, disgust

Snick, a latch
Scraichin, calling hoarsely

Snirtle, to snigger
Screed, a tear (with a loud noise) Snool, to cringe
Screed, a quantity of writing Snoove, to jog along slowly
Scrievin, careering

Sonsie, goodnatured, pleasant, Sel', self

easygoing Shank, a stalk, a limb

Soupe, sup, liquid Shaw, a wood

Souter, a cobbler Sheers, scissors

Spae, to foretell Sherra-moor, Sheriffmuir

Spaivie, the Spavin Shiel, a cottage

Spairge, to splash Shift, a choice

Spak, spoke Shill, shrill

Speel, to climb Shog, a shake

Speet, to put a spit through Shore, to offer

Spence, the parlour Sic, such

Spier, to ask Siller, silver, money

Splore, a merry meeting, a row Simmer, summer

Spring, a quick dance-tune
since

Sprittie, full of weedy roots
Skellum, a good-for-nothing Sprush, spruce
Skelp, to spank, to walk quickly, Spunk, spirit, fire
to hasten

Spunkies, Jack-o-lanthorns
Skelping, sounding as if struck Stacher, to stagger, to totter
Skelpie-limmer's face, the face of Staggie, Staig, a young horse

a bad child that deserves a Stan', to stand beating

Stang, to sting Skiegh, skittish

Stant, stood Skirl, to sound shrilly

Stank, a moat

Sin',

Stark, strong

Starnies, Starns, stars
Staw, to sicken with disgust
Staw, stote
Sleer, to stir, to meddle with
Steeve, compact
Sten, a leap
Sten, to spring
Stey, steep
Stibble, stubble; stibble-rig, chief

harvester
Stimpart, a quarter peck
Stirk, a young bullock or heifer
Stock, a plant of cabbage or

colewort Stoiter, to stagger Stoor, harsh, stern Stoup, a drinking pot Stown, stolen Stownlins, by stealth Strappin, well made, shapely Straught, straight Streekit, stretched Studdie, an anvil Sturt, trouble Sturtin, troubled, frighted Sugh, sigh Sumph, a churl Swank, limber Swanky, a strong, young fellow Swat, sweated Swatch, a sample Swats, new ale Swirlie, twisted Syne, since, then.

Tapsalteerie, topsy-turvy
Tawie, tractable
Tawpie, a foolish woman
Tawted, matted
Teats, small quantities
Tent, to tend
Tentie, heedful, watchful
Thae, those
Thairm, small guts
Theek, to thatch
Thegither, together
Thirl, to thrill, to vibrate
Thou’se, thou shall
Thrang, busy, thronging
Throu'ther, pell-mell, at

Taen, taken
Tak, to take
Tapetless, pithless
Tap pickle, the grain at the top

once

lane, alone
Tight, girt, prepared
Till, to
Timmer, timber
Tirl, to strip
Tither, the other
Tiltlin, whispering laughingly
Tocher, a dowry
Tod, the fox
Toom, empty
Tousie, Towsie, shaggy
Towmont, a twelvemonth
Towse, to rumple, to tousle
Toyte, to totter
Tozie, Alushed with drink
Trysle, a cattle market
Twa, two
Tyke, a dog.
Unco', extremely, strange, out

of the common, too much

wondrous Unco's, unusual, wondrous, or

striking things Usquebae, whisky. Vauntie, proud.

of the stalk

Wabster, weaver
Wad, would would have
Wad na, would not
Wae, woe
Wae, woful, sad
Waesucks, alas!
Wae worth, Woe befall!
Wale, to choose
Walie, wawlie, choice, large
Wanchancie, dangerous
Wanrestful, unrestful
Wark, work
Warl', the world
Warse, Worse
Wal, wet
Water-fit, water-foot, the mouth

of a river
Wauble, to wobble
Wauk, to awake
Wauken, to waken, to awake
Waukrife, wakeful
Waur, worse
Waur, to worst, to defeat
Wecht, a measure for corn
Wee, small
Wee things, children
Weel, well
We’se, we shall
Westlin, western
Whaizle, to wheeze
Wham, whom
Whan, when
Whang, a large slice
Whar, where
Whase, whose

Whatna, which
Whatreck, nevertheless
Whid, to scud
Whids, scuds
Whins, furze
Whitter, a draught
Whyle's, sometimes
Wiel, an eddy
Wight, strong
Winn, to winnow
Winna, will not
Winnock, window
Win't, did wind
Wintle, a stagger
Wintle, to stagger
Winze, a curse
Woo', wool
Woodie, the gallows
Wooer-babs, love-knots
Wordy, worthy
Worset, worsted
Wrang, wrong.

Yard, a garden
Yearn, an eagle
Yerd, Yird, earth, the earth,

the ground
Ye'se, ye shall
Yestreen, yester evening
Yill, ale
Yokin, a yoking, a half day's

work, a set to
Yont, beyond
Yowe, a ewe
Yule-night, christmas Eve.

Errata.

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Page 2, note 2 read "Staggering an' swaggering."

11, Recitativo II 6, read "spavie," instead of "spavie',"
13, note i read “their” instead of "thea"
13, note 3 read "backs." instead of "bucks."
18, IX s read "o' tittlin" instead of "o'tittlin"
18, note i read "elect.” 1786 Ed. "salvation.” 1786 Ed., changed
21, note i, cancel the dash.
22, note 1 and 2, cancel the dash.
33, l. 4 fr. bel. read “naething"
37, Motto to 'Address to the Deil, read "throned"
40, note 2 read "One MS."
42, XIX s read "Erse,"
44, VIII 2 read “Leezie's"
46, XV 2 read “Lord, visit them who did employ him,"
46, XV 5 read “Thy"
so, l. 4 from foot, read “awkward." instead of awkward.
So, 1. 8 from foot, read maid instead of maid'
53, 1. 2 from foot, read "noble”
55, l. 2 from top, cancel the full stop after 'day'
88, 1.

99

7 from foot, put comma after this line' 89, 1. 176, put comma after Nannie' 89, 1. 179, put comma after 'cour' 89, 1. 1 from foot, put comma after "jade" and 'editions' 90, 1. 2 from foot, read "shout.” Grose instead of "shout" Groce 94, I 3 and II 3, put comma after 'oath' 96, 1. i from foot, read 'thrown”.' 123, 1. 6 from foot, insert 's' after 'clear' 123, 1. i from foot, insert 's' before 'One'

130, II 3, read their' for 'then' n 134, 1. 13 from foot, read 'coupler' for 'complet,' and 'Scottish'

for 'scottish' 137, l. 10 from foot, read 'falls' instead of 'fulls' 137, 1. 5 from foot, insert comma after 'explains' 140, 1. 3 from foot, read 'strictly' 142, 1.

13 from foot, put comma after 'tragical , 143, 1. 12 from top, cancel one 'is'

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