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Your Scottish Slang Scots Word O’ The Day: Laldie

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laldie
(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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