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Glossary of Scotch Words,
Lade.....................  load.
Laith ..................  loath.
Lane.....................  alone.
Lang ..................  long.
Lang-syne ............  long ago.
Lave.....................  rest, others.
Laverock...............  lark.
Leal .....................  true, loyal.
Leglen ..................  milk-pail.
Lilt .....................  song.
Linties..................  linnets.
Loaning ...............  a broad lane.
Lo'e .....................  love.
Loot.....................  let.
Lyart ..................  inclined to grey.
Mair .................. more.
Maist .................. almost.
Maun, maunna ...... must, must not.
M avis .................. thrush.
Micht .................. might.
Min' ..................... mind.
Mony..................... many.
Muckle.................. much, great.
Murlin .................. a shoulder-basket.
Na........................ not.
Nae ..................... no, not,
Niest .................. next.
Nocht .................. nothing.
Noo ..................... now.
Norlan'.................. northern.
O' ........................ of.
O'ercome............... burden, subject.
Owre, ower............ over.
Paidl't .................. paddled.
Parritch ............... porridge.
Pibroch............... a peculiar kind of bag­pipe music.
Pu'd, pu'in ............ pulled, pulling.
Puir ..................... poor.
Rin, rinnin'............ run, running.
Kunkled ............... wrinkled.
Sae ..................... so.
Scorning ............... rallying.
Shearing ............... reaping.
Shoon .................. shoes.
Shouther............... shoulder.
Sic, siccan ............ such.
Siller..................... silver.
Simmer ............... summer.
Sin' ..................... since.
Slaes .................. sloes.
Snaw .................. snow.
Speer, speir............ ask.
Stoup .................. measure.
Stown .................. stolen.
Swankies............... active young fellows.
Syne..................... since.
Tauld .................. told.
Tent..................... attend, take care.
Thirl'd .................. thrilled.
Thraw .................. twist.
Toun .................. town, village.
Twa ..................... two.
Unco..................... very, extraordinary.
Wa1 .....................  wall.
Wad.....................  would.
Wadna ...............  would not.
Wae, waefu' .........  sad, sorrowful.
Warl', warld .........  world.
Wauken ...............  waken.
Waur ..................  worse.
Wede ..................  weeded.
Wee .....................  little.
Weel ..................  well.
Weir ..................  war.
Wha.....................  who.
Wham ..................  whom.
Whaur..................  where.
Wi' .....................  with.
Willy-waught.........  long draugh
Yestreen ............... yestereven.
Yett ..................... gate.
Yon ..................... that, yonder.
Yont..................... beyond.
Yowe .................. ewe.
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