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Scots is the Germanic language, related to English, spoken in Lowland Scotland and Ulster, not the Celtic language Gaelic!
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G, gay, gae, jae, jay, jai,
G [geː, dʒeː]
G, gay
n. The seventh letter of the alphabet.
gaulo, gaalo,
gaalo [I. gaːlʊ]
n. The cry of the kittiwake Rissa tridactyla. The bird itself.
gaun, gaan, gan, gawn,
gaan [I. gaːn]
v. To stare, gaze vacantly or with open mouth. Staring vacantly. To crane the neck.
gab, gob, gaub, gub, geb,
gab [gab]
n. The hook at the end of a chain.
gibble-gabble, gabbie, gabby, gebby, gubbie, gubby, gabie, ill-gabbit, ill-gab, gabbin, gubbin, gabsie, gabishie, gabber, gebber, gaber, gabberloun, gebberloun, gebberloon, gabbart, gabert, gabbert, gabbord, gabberosie, gaberosie, gaberosy, gabberrosie, gabberosy, gab-treesh, gab-trees, gab-treece, gabbit, gebbet, gubbit, gubbet, gabbot, gubbed, gab, gob, gaub, gub, geb, gubb, gyab, goab, gabb, gabs, gabblin, gablin, sham-gabbit, shamgabbit, wide-gab, wide-gub, lang-gabbit, gabbleation,
gab [gab, gʌb]
n. The mouth, the palate, taste. A smack in the mouth. Talk, speech, conversation, manner of speech. Tttle-tattle, impudent chatter.
v. To speak, talk, to chatter.
pt. pp. gabbit adj. Mouthed. col. Beaten, drunk or under the influence of drugs. n. A gobbet, a morsel, mouthful.
 
gabbie [gabɪ]
adj. Garrulous, chatty, fluent.
also gabsie
 
gabber [ˈgabər, ˈgebər]
v. To jabber, gibber.
pt. pp. gabbert
n. Jabber, gibberish.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
cauld gab: A spell of stormy weather at the beginning of May.
gabberloun: I.Sh.: A clown, an idiot.
gaberosie [ˈgabəroːzi]: A child's word for a kiss.
gabbleation: I.Sh. Noisy speech.
gabbin [ˈgabɪn, ˈgʌbɪn]: A smack in the mouth, a defeat. Chatter.
gabblin: Chattering
gab-treesh: Enticement, cajolery, flattery.
gibble-gabble: Chatter.
ill-gab: Insolent, impudent language, to use such language.
ill-gabbit: Foul-mouthed, in the habit of using abusive or malicious language.
lang-gabbit: Loquacious, chattering, prolix, tedious, boring.
set up yer gab: To speak out.
sham-gabbit: Having an over-short jaw.
wide-gab: The angler fish Lophius piscatorius.
gabbart, gabbert, gabert, gabart, gaabert, gabbard,
gabbart [ˈgabərt]
n. A barge, usually used for inland navigation.
gaberlunzie, gaberlunyie, gaberloonie, gaberloon, gabaloon, gamberlin, gammerloony, gobberlooney,
gaberlunzie [gabərˈlun(j)i]
n. A beggar. A stupid or awkward fellow.
gabert, gauber, gabber, gaubert, gabbert, gaaber, gaabert, gaberts, gabers,
gabert [ˈgebər, ˈgabər, ˈgɑːbərt]
n. A tall, thin man or boy, a domestic cock that does not crow.
pl. gaberts A kind of gallows supporting the wheel for the rope of a bucket etc. in a well. A form of scaffolding used by builders.
 
See caber.
gadge,
gadge [gadʒ]
v. To dictate impertinently.
gadget,
gadget [gadʒət]
n. A gadget.

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