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awald, folded or doubled up. A sheep
is awald when it is on its back and
cannot rise. Applied to a drunken
person having fallen. awauk, to awake, a-wee, a short time, ay, aye, always, (2) assent; 'ay, but'-
= qualified assent. ayont, beyond, later than, farther.
bien, thriving, comfortable, cosy,
snug, big, to build ; large, swollen. bing, a heap. birk, a birch.
birken-shaw, a birch-wood, birkie, a smart or conceited person, birle, to drink in company, to carouse.
Birle the bawbee, to spend money
in social drinking, bit, a morsel, a piece; a short time, bizzard-gled, the buzzard-hawk; a
coward, blae, blue, the colour of the pollen
on the sloe, blate, shy, bashful, timid. blaw, to boast, to exaggerate. bleer, to obscure the vision, to deceive, bleerie, red about the eyes. bleer't, bleerit, dimmed, obscured
(with weeping), blin', blind, blink, a glance, an amorous look;
a short space of time, blitter, the common snipe. blue-bell, the harebell, Campanula
montanis. bluid, blude, blood, blume, bloom; to bloom, bluntie, having a sheepish look ; a
stupid or sImple person. blyth, cheerful, gay, merry, bobbit, to curtsy; up and down
motion, bode, a bid, a price offered ; to bid. bodie, a person of little account, bogle, a hobgoblin, a spectre, bole, a hole or cupboard in the wall. bonie, beautiful, handsome, pretty,
plump ; pleasant to see. 'boon. See aboon. bouk, bowk, bulk ; the whole body, bountith, bounty, reward, bonus, bow-houghed, bow-legged, bracken (Pteris aquilina), the common fern. brae, a steep bank, the slope of a
hill, the broken bank of a river, brag, to boast, braid, broad, brak, broke, broken, brankie, gaudy, lively, prancing,
showy. branks, a (wooden) horse-bridle, braw, brave, well-dressed, handsome;
ba', a ball.
babie-clouts, baby clothes.
bade, did bid; endured.
bairn, a child.
baloo, balow, hush ! a lullaby.
ban, to curse.
ban', a bond; an agreement.
bann'd, cursed, sworn.
bannock, bonnock, a thick cake
baked on a flat pan of iron, barefit, barefoot, barley-bree, malt liquor, whisky or
ale. basin, a dish for holding oatmeal, bauckie-bird, a bat. baudrons. a cat. bauk, a cross-beam. bauld, bold, bawbee, a halfpenny. bawk, a pathway through growing
crops, bawsent, white-faced, be, by, as denoting the cause; let be,
let alone. beck, a curtsy; to make obeisance, beet, to kindle, to mend (the fire). befa', befall. behint, behind, held, bald, ben, within; the inner room or
parlour. be12most bore, the farthest crevice,
chink, or hole, bent, moorland grass; the open field. beuk, a book, beyont, beyond, bicker, a beaker, an ale-pot; to flow,
to dispute. ' -bioker'd, flowed, rippled, disputed. bickerin, rippling ; disputing, wrangling. bide, to wait, to stay, to remain, bield, a shelter, refuge.