from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The gemmous dragonet.
  • noun The gray gurnard.
  • noun The golden-eyed duck, Clangula glaucion. Also gowdie-duck.
  • noun A cow.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.), Scot. See dragont.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun dialect The European goldfinch.


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  • Glossary: sheelicks: husked grain riddle: sieve ben: in helster-howdie: from "heels ower gowdie"; head-over-heels teuchit: lapwing tint: lost barra-shaft: handle of a wheelbarrow chiel: man min't: reminded hurled: driven, carried, hauled marra: equal

    Sheelicks 1996

  • Else it's heels o'er gowdie fer the woolen business. "

    All-Wool Morrison Holman Day 1900


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