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The Online Scots Dictionary — Read the Scots Dictionary

Scots is the Germanic language, related to English, spoken in Lowland Scotland and Ulster, not the Celtic language Gaelic!
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cafe, caif, kafe, kaif,
caif [kef]
adj. Tame, on intimate terms
caillach, cailleach, cailliach, calach, caliagh, callach, callack, calleach, collich, culyach,
cailleach [ˈkeljʌx, ˈkal(j)ʌx]
n. Gael. An old woman.
caip, caipstane, cap, cape, capestane, cap-stane, kepsteen,
caip [kep, kap]
n. Cope, a coping.
v. To cope, to put the cover on a roof or wall.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
caipstane: A cope-stone, key-stone.
caipital, capital,
caipital [ˈkepətəl]
n. Capital.
adj. Excellent.
caiptain, captain,
caiptain [ˈkeptən]
n. A captain. SEC. The grey gurnard Eutrigla gurnardus.
cairban, cairbin, carbin,
cairban [ˈkeːrbən]
n. WC. The basking shark.
 
From Gaelic cearban
caerd, caird, cairds, card, ceard, cheard, chyaard, cyaard, cyaard, cyard, cyard, cyards, cyaurd, kaird, kerd, kyaard, kyaards, kyard, schyaards,
caird [keːrd, MN. kjaːrd]
n. A tinker, a gipsy, a rough person.
v. To abuse, scold.
caerd, caerdin, caird, cairder, cairder, cairdin, cerd, chyaard, chyaarder, creditcaird, creeditcaird, creiditcaird, cyaard, cyaarder, cyard, cyarder, cyardin, fairy$s_cairds, feeri-caird, ferri-caird, ferri-cairds, kaird, kairder, kyaard, kyaarder, kyard, postcaird, post-caird, postkerd, trowie$s_cairds, trowie-caird,
caird [keːrd, MN. kjaːrd]
n. Card.
v. To card wool.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
cairder: A wool carder.
cairdin: Carding wool.
cravin caird: A begging letter.
creeditcaird: A creditcard.
fairy's cairds, trowie's cairds: I.Sh. The bracken Pteridium aquilinum.
postcaird: A postcard.
caeriage, cairiage, cairrage, cairriage, kerridge,
cairiage [ˈkerɪdʒ, ˈkɛrɪdʒ]
n. A carriage.
Cairel, Cairl, Cairle, Crile, Kairl,
Cairl [kerl, S. krəil]
pn. Carlisle (cumbria).

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