- What does Drookit mean?
- What is bide time?
- What does Mor mean in Scottish?
- Is Gaelic Irish or Scottish?
- What does Craitur mean in Scottish?
- What bide means?
- What does Jobby mean in Scotland?
- What does lapdog mean?
- What is the past tense of bid?
- What does Crabbit mean?
- What does Drookit mean in Scotland?
- What is a Gubbins?
What does Drookit mean?
Extremely wet; drenched..
What is bide time?
Wait for the opportuneWait for the opportune moment, as in The cat sat in front of the mousehole, biding its time. This phrase employs the verb to bide in the sense of “to wait for,” a usage dating from about a.d. 950 and surviving mainly in this locution.
What does Mor mean in Scottish?
Scottish and Irish Gaelic: originally a byname meaning ‘large, great’.
Is Gaelic Irish or Scottish?
The term “Gaelic”, as a language, applies only to the language of Scotland. If you’re not in Ireland, it is permissible to refer to the language as Irish Gaelic to differentiate it from Scottish Gaelic, but when you’re in the Emerald Isle, simply refer to the language as either Irish or its native name, Gaeilge.
What does Craitur mean in Scottish?
Noun. craitur (plural craiturs) Creature.
What bide means?
verb bides, biding, bided, bode or bided (intr) archaic, or dialect to continue in a certain place or state; stay. (intr) archaic, or dialect to live; dwell. (tr) archaic, or dialect to tolerate; endure. bide a wee Scot to stay a little.
What does Jobby mean in Scotland?
jobbie (plural jobbies) (Scotland, slang) Faeces; a piece of excrement.
What does lapdog mean?
English Language Learners Definition of lapdog : a dog that is small enough to be held in a person’s lap. : a weak person who is controlled by someone else.
What is the past tense of bid?
The past tense of bid is bid or bade. The third-person singular simple present indicative form of bid is bids. The present participle of bid is bidding. The past participle of bid is bid.
What does Crabbit mean?
Adjective. crabbit (comparative mair crabbit, superlative maist crabbit) ill-tempered, grouchy.
What does Drookit mean in Scotland?
Scottish. 1rare Especially of an animal: having variegated black and white colouring; characterized by a mixture of black and white. 2Especially of a person, a person’s features, etc.: streaked or spotted with dirt; sooty, begrimed.
What is a Gubbins?
1 dialectal, British : fish parings or refuse broadly : any bits and pieces : scraps. 2 British : gadgets, gadgetry the gubbins for changing a tire all the navigational gubbins— J. L. Rhys. 3 British : a foolish or futile person : simpleton you silly gubbins.