The Scots language has a rich tradition, and abounds with marvellous words. Each week this blog will show a different Scots or Gaelic word with its English equivalent. I hope that you will enjoy them as much as I do!
Linda Gilmore Sutherland
by Linda - 01:01 on 16 January 2017
PEESIE = LAPWING
These elegant birds are among my favourites, and were a common sight when I lived on a croft on South Deeside, not far from Aberdeen. The name is an imitation of the bird's cry.