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Glaswegian or Scottish Word: Kilt

English Meaning : A pleated tartan skirt for me.

Example / Translation of example:

Donald Bought a Kilt† by Stuart McLean

Oor Donald bought a kilt last week,
Och the ladís noí that bright,
For as soon as he put it on,
It gave the girls a fright.

Och it may all have been okay,
If heíd had it tailor made,
But he bought in frae, Poundstrechers,
And itís too short Iím afraid.

Oor Donaldís nearly eight foot six,
For his age heís awfy big,
And itís more than the kilt thit swings,
When Donald does a jig.

Och Donald bought a kilt last week,
And he proved that heís all male,
But heíll noí be weariní it for a while,
For they threw the lad in jail.
[ From No Rabbie Burns by Stuart McLean]

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