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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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jaager, jagar, jager, jagger, yaager, yagar, yager, yagger, yauger,
yagger [I. ˈjagər]
n. A Dutch herring-fishing a vessel off Shetland that acted as a tender to the fishing-fleet bringing stores and equipment from Holland and returning the catch. A tender. A pedlar or hawker who buys up fish on the sly in order to corner the market, a forestaller of fish.
yair, yair_net, yairs, yare, yares,
yair [jeːr]
n. An enclosure built of stones or wattle-work in an estuary or in a bay on the sea-shore to trap fish.
pl. yairs
kail_yard, kailyaird, kail-yaird, kailyard, Kailyerd, kaleyaird, kaleyard, yaird, yairdsook, yairdsouk, yard, yardsook, yard-sook, yerd, yird, yirrd,
yaird [jeːrd, jɛrd]
n. A yard. An enclosure, a garden. The lineal measure.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
kailyaird: A kitchen garden, a back garden.
yaird end: The foot of a garden.
yairdsouk: I.Sh. A strong breeze to dry stacks.
Yairmooth, Yarmooth, Yerm$uth, Yermooth,
Yairmooth [ˈjeːrmuθ, ˈjɛrmuθ]
pn. Yarmouth (England).
yaarn, yairn, yairns, yarlins, yarn, yarns, yern, yerns, yorn,
yairn [jeːrn]
n. Yarn, wool in its finished state to be used for knitting or weaving. A tale, a story.
pl. yairns.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
black yairn: MN. A fruitless fishing trip.
yairn awa: To tell an entertaining tale or series of tales.
yairn-windle [col. ˈjeːrnl]: A device for winding yarn or thread on to bobbins.
yach, yachs, yack, yacks, yak, yaks,
yak [yak]
n. A Romany word for the eye.
pl. yaks
jalin, yalin, yallin, yally,
yallin [I.Sh. ˈyalɪn]
n. Heavy clouds associated with rain.
yaam, yam, yaum,
yam [jam, I. jaːm]
n. The yam, a tropical edible tuber. A type of potato. I.Ork. The horsemussle Modiolus modiolus.
jemelt, yamal, yamalt, yamils, yammal, yammalds, yammals, yammalt,
yamalt [I.Ork. ˈjaməl(t)]
n. People of the same age.
nyammer, yam, yamm, yammer, yaum, yaumer, yaummer, yawmer, yermer, yimmer,
yammer [ˈjamər]
n. A lamentation, wailing, a whining, importunate nagging, cry, whimper, grumbling, complaining. A great outcry, a clamour, a loud, disagreeable noise, incessant talk of a rambling or nonsensical nature.
v. To whine, fret, whimper, to groan, lament, cry out in vexation, to grumble, complain. To make a loud noise, raise a clamour, to talk volubly or incoherently, to chatter, harp on, to assert doggedly and persistently, to urge importunately, to rail, nag.

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