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Your Scottish Slang Word O’ The Day: Laldie

This entry is part 9 of 28 in the series Your Scottish Slang Word Of The Day

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(lall·dy) Dialect, chiefly Scot. ~n.
1. a thrashing; a sound beating, punishment (as in “Jist wait till ah get ma hauns oan ye, ya wee bugger. Ah’ll gie ye laldie“).
2. gie it – to undertake an action with vigour and vitality (as in “Gaun yersel’, big yin. Gie it laldie“).

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  1. Bob Abbot Bob Abbot

    Have you come accross “Stop cloppen(?) aboot” as in stop making a noise with your feet/shoes.

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