Scots/English Dictionary

C

caa (pr. "kaah")
call
caad (pr. "kaahed")
called
cairt, cairtie (pr. "kert")
(n.) a cart
callant (from Gaelic)
young man
caller
fresh (as in "caller herrin", fresh herring)
(one of the very rare incidences of a double-L spelling in Scots)
cannie (not to be confused with Northumbrian "canny")
careful
cantie
at ease, contented
carl
mature man
carlin
mature woman
cauld
cold
chaumer (Gaelic 'seomar' from French "chambre")
room
clachan (from Gaelic)
small farmstead
claymore (Gaelic 'claidheamh mor')
great sword of the kind associated with William Wallace (often wrongly used in reference to what is actually the broadsword)
cowp
overturn
cran (Gaelic 'crann')
a measurement for herring catches
cutty stool
the Stool of Repentance in a Presbyterian kirk


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