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Stonehaven guide - Scottish terms
Category: Language and Literature > Scottish dialect
Date & country: 25/09/2007, UK
Words: 133


riddie
Scottish, meaning: See beamer.

Sair
Scottish, meaning: Painful.

sclaff
Scottish, meaning: Poorly executed strike of a ball failing to make clean or well-directed contact. See Jose Quitongo.

scoobie
Scottish, meaning: A clue, or inkling.

scud
Scottish, meaning: In a state of undress. Also, to strike something with dull force. See also blooter, lamp, skelp and stoat.

scud book
Scottish, meaning: A magazine celebrating the female form.

self-reference
Scottish, meaning: See self-reference.

shoe-shaggy
Scottish, meaning: Undemanding novice level of skipping ropes, swinging back and forth without describing full circles. Comparison: see fullsy roundsies.

Side
Scottish, meaning: A proper match contested by two teams, as opposed to a kick-about or a game of crossy or three-and-in.

single fish
Scottish, meaning: Serving of battered fish without chips which rather confusingly includes two fish. Also rhyming slang for urinary function.

skelp
Scottish, meaning: To strike or slap. See also blooter, lamp, scud and stoat.

skitter
Scottish, meaning: Diarrhoea; also anything watery, weak and poorly formed.

Skoosh
Scottish, meaning: A task or prospect one expects to be less than taxing. Also a soft drink, usually uncarbonated.

snotters
Scottish, meaning: Mucous discharge.

Sook
Scottish, meaning: The act of, or one given to acts of sycophancy or ostentatious obedience.

square go
Scottish, meaning: Pugilistic unarmed combat, with both parties ready and willing participants.

staun
Scottish, meaning: To stand.

Stauner
Scottish, meaning: When one`s member chooses independently to stand.

Steamboats
Scottish, meaning: An advanced state of refreshment. See stocious.

Stoat
Scottish, meaning: See skelp, scud, lamp etc

stoater
Scottish, meaning: See brammer.

stocious
Scottish, meaning: See steamboats.

stowed
Scottish, meaning: Crammed to capacity.

swatch
Scottish, meaning: A brief glance.

tanned
Scottish, meaning: Subject to an act of robbery.

tight
Scottish, meaning: Descriptive of a young lady of robust moral virtue, who probably has nae tits anyway.

toe
Scottish, meaning: A strike at a football making up in brute power what it lacks in accuracy and panache.

wan
Scottish, meaning: The singular; one.

Weans
Scottish, meaning: Children.

winching
Scottish, meaning: The romantic pursuit of young ladies.

wrang
Scottish, meaning: The opposite of right. See Brian McGinlay`s decision to award Sandy Clark a goal in the 1983 Scottish Cup semi-final replay when the ball failed to come within two feet of the goal line. See also Brian McGinlay`s failure to award St Mirren any one of three stonewall penalties during the same match.

yin
Scottish, meaning: The singular. See also Wan.

yins
Scottish, meaning: Multiples of the singular.