Glaswegian and Scottish Dictionary :
Words and Translations into English.
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English Meaning :
During Medieval times (13th - mid 17th Century) there was constant war between Scotland and England. The people around the Borders were badly affected - with crops being destroyed and their livestock stolen.
Reiving, raiding for cattle and sheep, was the only way for Borers people to survive and it became an established way of life, a profession, which was regarded with no discredit amongst the Borderers
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Read More about Reivers: Border Reivers