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Glossary for Robert Burns's WorksA-Words B-Words C-Words D-Words E-Words F-Words G-Words H-Words I-Words J-Words K-Words L-Words M-Words N-Words O-Words P-Words Q-Words R-Words S-Words T-Words U-Words V-Words W-Words X-Words Y-Words Z-Words
Glossary Of Scottish Words Used By Robert Burns: O-Words
by Robert Burns
- The name of mountains in Scotland.
- Overbearingness, to treat with indignity, literally to tread.
- An upper cravat.
- O'haith!, O'faith!
- An oath.
- Of each other.
- Ony, or Onie
- Is often used for ere, before.
- Superfluous rags, old clothes.
- Of it.
- Drooping, shivering.
- Oursel', Oursel's
- Outlyers; cattle unhoused.
- Ower, Owre
- Over, too.
- Striking with a fore-hammer, by bringing it with a swing over the hip; a way of fetching a blow with the hammer over the arm.
- Carried of supported under the arm.
Source:The Poetical Works Of Robert Burns
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