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In Keith Pebbles Words

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SCOTS  ROCKS  IN  KEITH!

Keith has its very own version of the popular Moray Rocks!

Check out our selection of 100 vibrant and expressive Scots words (below) with their
parts of speech and meanings displayed in shop windows and other businesses throughout the town

AEFAULD

adj  faithful;  sincere

AFFRONTIT

adj  deeply embarrassed

BAIRN

child

BARKIT

adj  very dirty

BAUCHLES

old shoes

BEGECK

unpleasant surprise

BESOM

broom

BIGSIE

adj  conceited

BIRL

v  twirl

BIRSTLED

adj  cooked to a crisp

BONNIE

adj  lovely;  attractive

BOSIE

bosom;  cuddle

BOURACH

n group;  crowd

BREE

n liquid

BREEKS

n trousers

BUBBLY  JOCK

n turkey

BYRE

n cattle shed

CANNIE

adj  thrifty;  prudent

CHANTIE

chamber pot

CLART

smear with dirt

CLEEK

hook

CLYPE

v  tell tales

CONNACH

v  spoil;  destroy

CONTERMACIOUS

adj  contrary

COUTHIE

adj  friendly

COWP

tip

COWK

v   retch;  vomit

CRABBIT

adj  bad tempered

CROCHLE

walk with difficulty

DEEVE

torment;  pester

DIRL

tingle;  vibrate

DOMINIE

n   schoolmaster

DOOKERS

bathing suit

DUBS

mud

DRAARS

gents’ long underpants

DREICH

adj  (of weather) dull, damp

DROOKIT

adj  drenched

DOMFOONERT

adj  dumbfounded

FANTOOSH

adj  very smart;  grand

FASHIOUS

adj  hard to please

FICHER

fiddle

FLECH

flea

FOG

moss

FOOSHTIE

adj  stale

FORFOCHEN

adj  exhausted;  worn out

FU

adj  full up;  very drunk

FUTTRAT

ferret

GANSEY

jumper

GIRN

complain peevishly

GLAIKIT

adj  senseless;  stupid

GOWK

fool

GUDDLE

catch fish with hands

GUID

adj  good

GYPE

idiot

HAIRST

harvest

HEELSTER-GOWDIE

adv  head-over-heels

HIPPEN

n   nappy

HUNKERS

hips

HYTER

walk unsteadily

HYZE

banter

KEN

know

KIRN

confused mess

KYE

cows

LIMMER

rascal

LOUN

boy

LOWSIN  TIME

end of working day

MIDDEN

dung heap

OCH

excl  oh

ORRALS

leftovers

OXTER

armpit

PICHER

nervous excitement

PLOTTIN

adj  extremely hot

PLOWTER

work messily

PRESS

cupboard

PUDDOCK

frog

QUEETS

ankles

QUINE

girl

ROOSER

watering can

SCUNNERT

adj  disgusted;  fed up;  bored

SEMMIT

vest

SHOOGLIE

adj  unstable

SILLER

money

SOTTER

disgusting mess

STAP

stuff

STRAVAIG

wander

SYPIN

adj  soaking

TAPSALTEERIE

adj  topsy turvy

TATTERWALLOPS

ragged clothes

TATTIE  BOODIE

scarecrow

TATTIE  CHAPPER

potato masher

THRAWN

adj  stubborn

TRAUCHELT

adj  overworked;  worn out

TOOTER

adj  proceed ineffectually

TRICKIT

adj  delighted

VRATCH

wretch

YESTREEN

yesterday evening

WABBIT

adj  exhausted

WAUCHT

deep draught

WORSIT

knitting wool

YOKE

begin