You can mark you interesting snippets of text that will be available through a unique link in your browser.


half-dried fish (Orkneys)

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • gawpus — gawpˈus or gaupˈus noun (dialect) A silly person • • • Main Entry: ↑gawp * * * gawpus dial. (ˈgɔːpəs) Also gaupus. [? f. gawp v.] A silly person, simpleton …   Useful english dictionary

  • sook — I Australian Slang a person or animal who is soft, tame, inoffensive; a cry baby someone who is likely to burst into tears with minimal provocation II Scottish Vernacular Dictionary To suck When the weans hud sooked aw the orange colour oot thur… …   English dialects glossary

  • jubbly (or joobly) — Scottish Vernacular Dictionary Tetrahedral lump of orange coloured ice encased in waxed cardboard. Sooked by weans until white then used as a missile at the ABC minors on a Saturday morning …   English dialects glossary

  • abc minors — Scottish Vernacular Dictionary Saturday mornin movies for weans at ABC cinemas. Show consisted of a shite children s film, usually wi Hayley Mills in it, some cartoons, an a crap serial Attack o the unconvincing robots . Example: Ye went tae… …   English dialects glossary