noun (Scot)
a whelk or its shell
a lively or boisterous person, esp a youngster
(informal) short for Buckfast
Historical Examples

Birds and Nature Vol. 9 No. 4 [April 1901] Various
The English and Scottish Popular Ballads (Volume I of 5) Various
From John O’Groats to Land’s End Robert Naylor and John Naylor
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 60, No. 369, July 1846 Various
An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language John Jamieson
Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett
The Shepherd’s Calendar James Hogg


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