from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name for the cat (like reynard for the fox, bruin for the bear, etc.).
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“Naebody but mysell and baudrons,” said the old woman.
` ` Naebody but mysell and baudrons, '' said the old woman?
For me, no venerable spinster hoarded in the Trongate, permitting herself few luxuries during a long protracted life, save a lass and a lanthorn, a parrot, and the invariable baudrons of antiquity.
"Naebody but mysell and baudrons," said the old woman.
Auld baudrons by the ingle sits, [Old pussy, fireside]
What better man will speer your price? or think ye that I've groats laid by to buy a puggy or a puss baudrons for my maiden lady? "