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Your Scottish Slang Scots Word O’ The Day: Birl

Twenty-first in a series birl (burl) Dialect, chiefly Scot. ~v. 1. to spin around, to revolve rapidly. 2. a whistle; the sound made by a whistle. ~adv. birlin’ (“Ah tell ye, efter a’ that dancin’ ma heid’s fair birlin’“).

Your Scottish Slang Scots Word O’ The Day: Couthie

Twentieth in a series couthie (coo·thee) Dialect, chiefly Scot. ~adj. 1. amiable, sociable esp. persons (“Och, she’s a couthie soul, so she is“). 2. comfortable, pleasant; snug (as in “Here, there’s a couthie wee pub doon-by“).