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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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cham, jam, jam$t, jamb, jambed, jamm, jamm$t, jammed, jammie, jammit, jammy, jumm,
jam [dʒam]
n. A jam. A preserve. I.Sh. A patch in a torn garment.
v. To squeeze, block up. To put someone into a quandary, to cause someone to be at a loss. To inconvenience, to corner in an argument, to occupy one's time to the exclusion of all else. I.Sh. To mend or patch.
pt. pp. jam't, jammed adj. Jammed, squeezed, blocked up. Preoccupied.
 
jammy
adj. Having the qualities of jam. Very lucky or profitable.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
elbuck jam: MN. Runny jam.
cham, jam, jamb, jamb-stane, jamb-wall, jamm, jammer, jam-stane, jam-steen, jam-wa$, jam-waa, jam-waw, jumm,
jam [dʒam]
n. The side post of a door, fireplace or window. A corner of a projecting pillar of rock. S. One of the arms or beaters in a fulling-mill. A large, rambling house. Anything large and clumsy or comparatively worthless
v. To jamb, to squeeze, block up. To put someone into a quandary, to cause someone to be at a loss. To inconvenience, to corner in an argument, to occupy one's time to the exclusion of all else.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
jammer: U. A short wall between fireplace and door. The upright stone or side post at the side of a door, fireplace or window. A projecting wing or addition to a building against the original wall. Anything large and clumsy or comparatively worthless.
jam-stane: U. The upright stone at the side of a fireplace.
jam-waw: U. A short wall between fireplace and door.
jamf, jamff, jamph, jamphers, jamphin, jaumf, jaumff, jaumph,
jamph [dʒamf, dʒɔmf]
n. A jeer, sneer, scoff. A jest, banter. Slacking, trifling over work.
v. To mock, jeer at. To make game of, to act insincerely towards. To trifle, to waste or put in time while at work.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
jamphin: Mockery.
jamf, jamph, jaumph,
jamph [dʒamf]
v. To tire, fatigue, exhaust by toil. To destroy by jogging or friction, chafe, to drive into difficulties. To travel with extreme difficulty, to struggle through mire.
 
See jaup also.
janders, jandied, jandies, jaundied, jendies,
jandies [ˈdʒandiːz]
n. Jaundice.
 
jandied
adj. Jaundiced.
jangelt, jangil, jangilt, jangle, jangled, janglet,
jangle [dʒaŋl]
n. A ringing metallic sound.
v. To make such a sound. To chatter, talk incessantly.
pt. pp. jangelt
janitor, jannie, janny,
janitor [ˈdʒanɪtər]
n. The caretaker of a building such as a school or college.
dim. jannie.
janker, jinker, jonker, junker,
janker [ˈdʒaŋkər]
n. A kind of carriage consisting of a long stout pole set at right-angles on the axle of a pair of wheels.
Jan$war, Janavier, Janiveer, Janiwar, Januar, Januarie, Januwar, Janvarie, Janwar, Janwerry, Jenewarie, Jennerwarry, Jennerwerry,
Januar [ˈdʒanwər]
n. January.
jairgle, jargle,
jargle [ˈdʒargl]
n. Clamour, noise.
v. To make a sharp shrill noise or harsh sound.

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