labber slobber lacer a (boot) lace LACH+ LACHIN' laugh+ laughing lad boy LAD+ LADDIE boy+ young man laddie boy lade laid load laden laiden loaded LAED laid+ lying laft loft lag lingering+ slow Lag backward. Laggen the bottom angle of a wooden dish. lagger make wet or muddy+ mud laggin leggin the edge or bottom of LAGGIN crest of a hill laich laigh low laidron a rascal laif loaf Laigh low. Laik lack. lair lear+ laer The act of teaching+ knowledge Lair lore laird lord Laird landowner. lairge large lairin cf. lair teaching Lairing sticking or sinking in moss or mud. lairn cf. lair learn lairnit cf lair learned Laith loath. laith v. loath laithe v. loath+ loathing+ unwilling Laithfu' loathful laithsome loathsome laldie a thrashing+ punishment Lallan lowland. lalland lowland Lallans the Scots language lamgammachieNE long rigmarole lamiter lame person Lammas 1st August lammer amber Lammie dim. of lamb. lamp stride Lan' land. Lan'-afore the foremost horse on the unplowed land side. Lan'-ahin the hindmost horse on the unplowed land side. land lan+ laun+ laund land landart landwart in the country LANDBIRST breaking waves lane alone+ solitary LANELY lonely lanesome lonely lang long+ for long lang syne long ago LANG+ LANGER long+ longer langle hobble+ tether animal lang-luggit long-eared+ shrewd lang-nebbit nosy Langniddrie Longniddry langsome slow+ tedious lanimer Burgh boundary Lap leapt. lapper clot+ curdle+ freeze lapster lobster larick larch tree larrie lorry+ truck lass girl LASS+LASSIE girl+ young woman lassie girl lat let LAT let lat abee leave alone lat be leave alone latch bog+ wet+ muggy+ delay latchet small loop of thread+ string late late laubour lawbour labour lauch lach laugh laucht lacht laughed laum lamm lamb laup lap lave remainder Lave the rest. laverock lark Laverock lav'rock LAVROCKS larks law law+ a rounded hill+ low lawer lawvyer lawyer lawin (tavern) bill+ reckoning laylock lilac Lea grass lea' leave LEA leave lead lead+ channel for water leak leak leal loyal+ faithful lealtie loyalty leam gleam Lear lore least least leave permission lectur lecture ledder ladder leddie leddy lady+ laird's wife Leddy lady. lee lie lay lee lie (fib) lee lane alone leear liar lee'd lay Lee-lang live-long. leemit leemit limit leen laid leep leip heat or cook partially+ sit leerie leirie lamp lighter leesome incredible+ shocking+ pleasant Leesome lawful. leet leit list+ select candidates leeterarie leiterary literary leeteratur leiteratur literatur leeve leeve live leevin leevin a person+ food Leevinstoun Livingston Leeze me on dear is to me; blessings on; commend me to. LEEZE ME ON take delight in left left leid leed lead (metal) leid leed+ lede language LEIGH low leipit leepit warmed up+ scolded+ leister leester a pronged spear Leister a fish-spear. lempit limpet Len' to lend. lench launch lend len lend lenth length Lergie Largo less less lest last letter letter leuch laughed leuchen laughed Leugh laugh'd. leuk luik+ luke look leukit looked lew loo lukewarm+ warmth inside lew-wairm lukewarm Ley-crap lea-crop. lib to geld+ castrate Libbet castrated. lice lice licht light LICHT+ LICHTLY light+ lightly lichtit lighted lichtlie disparage+ light of foot lichtnin lightning LICHTNIN'S lightning flashes lichts lungs+ lights lichtsome delightful lick thrash+ a small amount Licks a beating. LIE MY LANE lie alone lief(er) leefer rather+ prefer LIEIN' lying Lien lain. Lieve lief. lift sky+ lift+ pick up+ arrest Lift a load. liftit lifted lig ligg lie (lay) liggit lay+ laid Lightly to disparage lik(e) lyke like+ as it were like eneuch likely+ possibly+ enough likelie likely probably liken on the point of+ likely to do+ liker more like likit liked lilt sing softly+ hum lime lyme mortar limmer mischievous+ slag. Limmer to jade; mistress. Lin v. linn. line line lines documentation lingel shoemakers waxed thread+ lingle fetter linn waterfall+ pool+ erosion by water LINN waterfall lint relax+ flax plant+ linen thread lintel mantelpiece+ threshold of door lintie linnet Lintwhite the linnet. Lint-white flax-colored. lip taste+ edge+ boundary LIP cheekiness lippen trust+ depend on LIPPEN anticipate Lippen'd trusted. lipper ripple+ almost overflowing Lippie dim. of lip. lippin-fou full to the brim liquorie lickerie liquorice lirk crease+ wrinkle+ fold lisk the groin lissance respite lith joint in finger or toe+ part of fruit Lithca Linlithgow lithe lythe calm+ sheltered+ shelter from lither idle+ lazy lithock oatmeal gruel little Little loan lane loanin field+ paddock Loanin the private road leading to a farm. loch lake+ fjord LOCH lake lockfast under lock and key Lo'ed loved. LO'ED+ LO'ES loved+ loves Lon'on London. LOO+ LOO'D love+ loved lood loud lood oot aloud Loof (pl. looves) the palm of the hand. LOOM O' MORN first signs of day Loon loun loose louss louse Loosome lovable. Loot let. LOOT let Loove love. Looves v. loof. lorin cormorant losh Lord save us Losh a minced oath. loss loass lose lost losst lost louder lewder a wooden lever+ crowbar loue loo+ lou love loued looed loved Lough a pond loulie loolie softly lounder loonder. lunner beat severely lounNE loon youth+ boy Loup lowp LOUP+ LOUPIT leap+ leaped lourach loorach tattered or trailing+ lourie loorie dull overcast lousome leesome pleasant+ loveable+ fine weather+ LOUSOME beloved loutch slouch+ loiter Low lowe Lowden The Lothians lowden to lull+ abate lowe glow+ flame Lowin lowing lown calm+ serene+ softly+ stillness Lown v. loon. lowp loup leap Lowp v. loup. lowpen jumped lowper jumper lowpit jumped lowps leaps lowse loosen+ free+ unrestrained Lowse louse lowsed loosened lowsen loosen lowsin time end of working day lowt stoop lubbart lubbard lout+ coward lucken closed foot or hand luckenbuith luckenbooth a lockable shop Lucky a grandmother ludge lodge lug ear Lugget having ears. Luggie a porringer. LUGS ears luif loof+ lufe palm (hand) luim lume loom luit lute letpt. lum chimney Lume a loom. Lunardi a balloon bonnet. Lunches full portions. Lunnon London lunt a light+ a match Lunt a column of smoke or steam. Luntin smoking. lutten let Luve love. lyart greyish haired Lyart gray in general; discolored by decay or old age. Lynin lining. lythe a pollack ma mi my MA my ma certies my+ certainly machine machine mad annoyed+ angry made made Mae more. maen mane moan+ mourn+ lament maggie a magpie maggot a whim+ fancy+ magink a queer looking object or maid maid maik a half penny+ the equal of Mailen mailin Mailie Molly. mainer mainner manner mair more MAIR more mair bi taiken mair by token more over mairch merch march+ boundary mairchless infinite mairie mairrie+ merry+ mairry marry mairiet mairriet married mairitch marriage mairt mart+ mert an ox or cow fattened for Mairtinmass 11th November mairtyr martyr maist most+ almost Maist. most. maister master+ mister maistlins almost maiter maitter matter maithe maggot or egg of a bluebottle major-myndit haughty+ proud+ high minded mak make MAK make Mak o' make o' makar poet (maker) makdoun makdoon garment made to fit smaller person makkit made malafouster malafooster destroy Mall Mally. mament maement moment mammie mother man maun man 'MANG among mangle mangle mankit mutilated+ damaged manse minister's house mant stammer+ stutter Manteele a mantle. map nibble mappit stupid+ exhausted mar obstruction+ obstruct Mark merk marl mirl mottled pattern marlie mirlie mottled. variegated pattern marrae marra marrow marrow companion+ partner marrowless matchless mart a market+ auction building masel masell myself mash a heavy two faced hammer mash mesh of a net mashlum mixed grains and pulses mask infuse (tea) Maskin-pat the teapot. massacre massacker massacre massie bumptious+ proud mat thick bed cover match equal matrass mattress maucht might n. mauchtless helpless+ powerless mauger notwithstanding+ ill-will mauk maggot mauk flie bluebottle maukie maggoty+ filthy maukin hare maukit maggoty or filthy sheep maumie ripe maun mun must MAUN may+ must mauner gossip maunna mustn't MAUNT was able maut malt mavis song-thrush maw maa seagull mawe maw mow mawed mown+ mowed Mawin mowing. mawn mown Mawn a large basket. mawsie warm+ thick+ comfortable me me meal mail+ male meal mean mean+ possessed jointly meantime meanwhile+ for the time being Mear a mare. measles maisles+ meisles measels meat mait food mebbe mibbe perhaps mebbies mibbies perhaps meddle middle meddle medicinar physician meenister meinister minister meenit meinit minute MEER mare meeserable meiserable miserable meesterie meistery mystery meet meet+ encounter megrim a crazy idea+ a whim megstie me mighty God meichie meechie mean+ stingy meidae meedow+ meedie meadow Meikle mickle meir meer+ mere+ mear mare (female horse)+ meissle meesle crumble meisur meesur+ maisur measure Melder a grinding corn. mell blend+ mix+ a heavy hammer Mell to meddle. melt the spleen+ fish milt Melvie to powder with meal-dust. men men Men' mend. menadge menodge savings club mend mend+ repair mense sense+ adorn+ honour+ respect mensefu sensible menseless unmannerly+ stupid+ foolish ment mended+ repaired MEN'T mended menyie menzie a group of people merble marble mercat market merk mark merk up enrol+ enter MERKET market merle blackbird Merran Marian. merse a fertile piece of ground mesmerise surprise+ astonish Mess John Mass John messages shopping messan a mongrel dog Messin a cur met met mettle spirited+ lively mew mowed mey may mice myce mice Michlemass 29th September micht might v. MICHT might michtie mighty michtna mightn't MICKLE A DO much to do midden dunghill+ slovenly woman Midden dub midden puddle. Midden-creels manure-baskets. Midden-hole a gutter at the bottom of the dunghill. midge move slightly+ mosquito midlin middlin of medium size or quality midnicht midnight mids middle+ a medium+ centre 'MIDST amidst mile myle mile milk mulk milk Milking shiel the milking shed. mill mull mill miller muller miller mill-lead mill-lade channel bringing water to mill mim prim and proper+ affected Mim-mou'd prim-lipped. mimp speak or act affected Min' mind Mind to remember MINDIN' memory minents minutes of meeting mines mynes mine ming a smell Minnie mother. minnin minnen minnow minsh minch mince mird meddle with+ have dealings with mire-deuk a wild duck+ mallard mirk dark MIRK dark+ mirky mirkie dark+ dirty+ merry+ mischievous mirkle grow dark mirligaes mirligoes vertigo+ dizziness misbelieve disbelieve+ doubt Misca' to miscall miscaa misca miscall mischaunce misfortune mischief injury+ misfortunate+ trouble misdout misdoot disbelieve+ suppose what is misert mysert a miser+ miserly+ mean misfortunate misfortunat unfortunate misguide treat badly+ waste+ mismanage mishanter misfortune+ accident misken disown+ mistake mislairt mislearit misinformed+ ill-bred Mislear'd mischievous mislippen distrust+ neglect mismak unsettle+ make wrongly misrestit suffering from lack of sleep miss miss misslie alone+ lonely mist missed mistaen mistaken mistak mistake misteuk mistook Mistress Mrs. mistryst to alarm mither mother MITHER mother mittle mutilate Mixtie-maxtie confused. mixtur mixter mixture mixtur-maxtur mixter-maxter a jumble mizzle speckle moch a moth+ warm moist weather mocher coddle mochie moth infested+ humid weather mochiness dampness moger mooger work slovenly moidert confused+ dazed moligrants a fit of sulks molligrant a complaint+ complain Monanday Monday monie mony many monie time many a time monie a ane / yin many a one monie's the time often MONIES+ MONY many moniment monument+ a rascal Mools crumbling earth Moop to nibble moose mouss mouse moose-wab cobweb mooth mouth moothie mouth organ morn(in) morning moss boggy ground+ moorland moss bluiter snipe moss cheeper meadow pipit mosscrap mosscrop cotton grass mote a round hillock Mottie dusty. Mou' the mouth. Moudieworts moles. moul mool soil+ mould+ a chilblain moulit mouldy moup moop impair moupit drooping mouser mooser moustache mout moot moult moutar mootar miller moutash mootash moustache moutch mootch loaf mouter mooter to fret mouthfu+ moufu mouthfae+ moufae mouthful mowd clothes moth mowdiewarp mowdiewart mole mowp moup+ moop twitch the lips+ nibble muck clean out+ dung muck-flee dung-fly muckle mickle+ meikle large / much Muckle v. meikle. MUCKLE GREAT huge Mucklebaeth Meiklebeath muid mude mood muil mule crumble muild mould muils mould muin mune moon muir mure moor muir cheeper meadow pipit muir foul muir fowl red grouse muircock male red grouse muirhen female red grouse muisic music mulberrie mulberry whitebeam Mulgey Milngavie mull a headland+ mummle mumble mump nibble+ complain+ mope munk mink a noose+ loop+ a tether munt mount+ prepare to depart+ a hill murle crumble+ pulverise murmle murmur murn mourn murnin mourning murr purr Muslin-kail beefless broth. mutch cap Mutchkin an English pint. mynd remember+ mind mynd ye mind you myndin mindin a small gift+ a memory mynt mint minded+ remembered mype mipe chatter+ be diligent na (negative)+ no nacket small neat person+ packed lunch nae no NAE no nae dout no doubt+ doubtless nae ither bodie no one else NAE LANGER no longer naebodie no one NAEBODY nobody naegate nowhere nael navel naesay denial naetheless nevertheless NAETHIN' nothing naething nothing naig a horse nain (your) own naipkin napkin nairae nairra narrow naither neither naither however naitral natural naitur nature nakit naikit naked name nem name nane none / neither NANE AVA' nothing Nappy ale natch notch Natch a notching implement; abuse. naur near naur(haund) near+ nearly+ almost naurby nearly+ near naurer nearer NAW no neat nate neat+ trim+ smart neathmaist lowest neb nose necessities. Neebor neibor NEEBOURS neighbors need need Needna needn't. neep turnip ne'er never NE'ER never Ne'er's Day New year's day neet neit a nit (louse) neeze neize sneeze neibour neebour neighbour neibourheid neighbourhood neir neer a kidney neist neest next nervish nervous nesh of delicate health nestie naistie nasty nether lower neuk corner Neuk newk nevel a sharp blow+ punch nevoy neffie+ neffay nephew new nyow+ nyoweNE new New-ca'd newly driven. newfangelt innovative newfangle something new+ a novelty newlins recently ney (an) nighan almost+ near nicher neigh+ snigger nicht night NICHT night Nick to sever; to slit; to nail Nick (Auld) Nickie-ben Nickie-ben v. Nick. Nick-nackets curiosities. Nicks cuts; the rings on a cow's horns. niece niece NIEST next nieve neeve fist nievefu handful+ fistful Nieve-fu' fistful. nievle punch with the fist niffer barter+ exchange nimmle nimble nine nyne nine nint nynt ninth nirl shrink+ shrivel nit nut nither shiver nittie mean or disobliging niver nivver never+ impossible no not no aft seldom no ataa not at all no ava not at all no monie a few nocht nothing+ nought nochtie good for nothing NOO now nor than nor(th) north Norland northern. norlins northwards norrie whim+ fancy +notion nott needed nou noo now nounae nounae Now then nourice nurse nous an thans now and then November November nowt cattle+ oxNE + bullock(s) Nowt nowte nuin nune noon nummer number nurr snarl+ growl+ purr nyaff bark+ yelp+ a trifle+ nyatter chatter+ rain slightly in wind Nyod God o of O' of. OAN on obleege obleige oblige ochone woe is me! ocht anything+ nothing+ ought October October O'ER over O'erword the refrain; catchword. offisher officer on on / upon oncairie oncairrie+ onkerry+ oncairry a fuss+ carry-on oncome oncum the beginning+ onding downpour onfaa onfaw rain+ snow+ attack+ beginning ongaun behaviour ongauns goings on onie ony any onie ither bodie anyone else oniebodie anyone oniegate anyway oniething anything oniewey anyway oniewey at least+ at any rate+ anyhow onieweys anywhere onions and oatmeal boiled in a sheep's stomach. only onlie only oo ou wool oor hoor hour oor our oorie chill+ sad oors ours oorsel(s) ourselves oose ooze+ oos+ ouse+ ouze+ ous woollen fluff+ dust oot out oot o out of ootby outside OOTBY outlying+ distant ootcast a quarrel ootcome result+ effect+ profit ooten ooton out of ootgane past time+ fully ootgang an outgoing+ departure+ expense ootgate exit ootgaun outgoing+ removing+ leaving+ oother outher fluff from frayed wool ootland ootlan a stranger+ outcast ootlin alien+ outsider ootmaist outermost ootower atour beyond+ across+ outside ootpassin termination ootrel ooteral a stranger ootset an ornament oot-stair oustside staircase ootunner from under ootwye outweigh OP'D opened open apen open+ free to do or ere+ before+ till+ early or or oranger orange ordein ordeen ordain ordinar ordnar+ ornar ordinary orp grumble+ complain orra odd Orra extra. orral a scrap+ fragment orrals bits and pieces+ odds and ends ort waste O't of it. O'T of it oubit oobit caterpillar ouf oof small unimportant+ a fool Ought aught. Oughtlins aughtlins ouglie oogly ugly oul(et) ool(et) an owl ourichie oorichie dismal+ gloomy+ strange ourie oorie dismal+ gloomy+ strange Ourie shivering ourit oorit cold+ shivery+ tired ourlich oorlich miserable looking Outler unhoused. ower over+ across+ farther off ower excessively+ too owerby over the way owerend oweren turn up+ set on end owergae surpass+ overflow owerhail overtake owerset translate(d) owertaen made helpless+ overcome+ owerturn repeat a song+ story+ turnover owerwird owerword chorus of poem or song Owre over owsen oxen OWSEN oxen owthor author oxter armpit Oxter'd held up under the arms.