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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

 

 

PEELIE WALLY 10/04/17

by Linda - 01:01 on 10 April 2017

PEELIE WALLY = PALLID, SICKLY, FEEBLE

Used as an adjective usually in reference to a person who is unwell and looking weak and pale.

It is also sometimes used to refer in an unfavourable way to a colour or to the appearance of something.