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  • n. Plural form of fauld.

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Examples

  • She ordered all her sheep into the faulds so that those belonging to William and Thomas Borthwick might be secured (possibly for herself as she was on the other side of religious opinion).

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  • Broke from their bughts47 and faulds the tame, 305

    Kilmeny

  • ` ` D'ye think you're to be free to plunder the faulds and byres of a gentle Elliot as if they were an auld wife's hen's-cavey? ''

    The Black Dwarf

  • I'm sure I would rather they had worried the primest wether in my faulds.

    The Black Dwarf

  • ` ` And when the MacGregors come down the glen, and ye see toom faulds, a bluidy hearthstone, and the fire flashing out between the rafters o 'your house, ye may be thinking then,

    Rob Roy

  • An 'oot o' the mids o 'the bog there grew jist ae tree -- a saugh, I think it was, but unco auld --' maist past kennin 'wi' age; -- an 'roun' the rouch gnerlet trunk o ''t was twistit three faulds o' the oogliest, ill-fauredest cratur o 'a serpent' at ever was seen.

    Sir Gibbie

  • "And when the MacGregors come down the glen, and ye see toom faulds, a bluidy hearthstone, and the fire flashing out between the rafters o 'your house, ye may be thinking then, Ewan, that were your friend Rob to the fore, you would have had that safe which it will make your heart sair to lose."

    Rob Roy — Complete

  • "D'ye think you're to be free to plunder the faulds and byres of a gentle Elliot, as if they were an auld wife's hens'-cavey?"

    The Black Dwarf

  • “And when the MacGregors come down the glen, and ye see toom faulds, a bluidy hearthstone, and the fire flashing out between the rafters o’ your house, ye may be thinking then, Ewan, that were your friend Rob to the fore, you would have had that safe which it will make your heart sair to lose.”

    Rob Roy

  • I’m sure I would rather they had worried the primest wether in my faulds. —

    The Black Dwarf

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