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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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er, err, R,
R [ɛr]
R, err
n. The eighteenth letter of the alphabet.
raab, raabit, rab, rabe, raub, raubit,
raab [I.Sh. raːb]
n. A fall of rock from a cliff face, an avalanche. The mass of rocks thus precipitated. A crashing, rumbling noise as of falling rock.
v. Of rocks: to fall from the face of a cliff.
pt. pp. raabit adj. Ruinous, tumble-down.
raad, raag, rad, raud,
raad [I.Sh. raːd]
n. Orderliness, tidiness. Regulation. Prudence, economy.
v. To regulate. To arrange in an orderly fashion. To tidy, to set to rights.
Rab, rabbie_cutty, rabbin, rabin, reid_Rab, roabin, robbie_cuddie, robin,
Rabbin [ˈrabɪn]
n. The personal name Robin. The robin Erithacus rubecula.
dim. Rab, Rabbie
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
rabbie cutty: I.Sh. The wren Troglodytes troglodytes.
reid Rab [rid-, rɪd-]: The robin Erithacus rubecula.
roch rab: WC. The caterpillar of the tiger moth Arctia caja.
rabbit, rebbit, rubbit,
rabbit [ˈrabɪt]
n. A rabbit.
Bab, boabbie, boabeez, boabie, boaby, bobbie, bobby, bowba, Rab, Rabbie, Rabbie, Rabby, Rabert, Raibert, Rob, Robbi, Robbie,
Rabert [ˈrabərt]
n. The personal name Robert.
dim. Rab, Rabbie, Bab. The English form Bobby [ˈbɔbi, ˈbobi] is used for a policeman and as a slang term for a penis or someone acting unwisely on a given occasion.
Rabertin, Raberton, Rabertoon, Rabertoun, Robertin, Roberton, Robertoon, Robertoun,
Raberton [ˈrabərtən]
pn. Roberton (Borders).
raam-race, raam-raced, race, raes, ramrace, ram-race, ram-race$t, ramraced, ram-raced, ramraise, ramraised,
race [res]
n. A race, a run, journey at speed. A flying visit.
v. To race.
pt. pp. race't [rest], raced
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
ram-race: A short burst of speed to gain impetus. pt. ram-race't.
rachter, rafter, raghter,
rachter [ˈraxtər]
n. A rafter. A horizontal bar in a timber fence. A cross-spar used in a kiln for smoking herring. I. A very tall person.
raack, rack, rackit, reck, reckit, reek, reekit, rike, rikeit,
rack [rak]
n. An instrument of touture. A path, track,
v. To stretch, pull, twist, dislocate. Throb with pain.
pt. pp. rackit

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