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Bo Scots Dialect Q's (34) Scots Dialect Q's 24 Oct 97

There's a truly great song in the Data Base called "Battle of Sherra-Moor", it's also (some would say more often) called 'Sherramuir'.

I love the version the Corries do of it called 'The Sherramuir Fight'.

Problem is I wonder what some of the words mean.


'I saw the battle, sair and teugh (sair and teugh = sour and tough???) And reekin-red ran monia a sheugh; (sheugh = ???)

"Wha glaum'd at kingdoms three, man. (glaum'd ???)


skyrin tartan trews (skyrin???)

And many a bouk did fa', man! (bouk????)

If anyone can fill in any of the gaps I'd appreciate it.


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