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Scottish Words: A Fairy Tale Glossary

A body: a person Airt: direction Ahint: behind Bairn: child Baudrons: Scotch name for a cat Ben: in towards an inner room Ben: a mountain peak Bicker: to argue in a...

A Critical Inquiry into the Scottish Language

by Francisque-Michel, 1882 The Scotch language is acknowledged to be a dialect of the Saxon or old English, with some trifling variations; indeed the two...

Clan Bruce

Our Patriot monarch, King Robert the Bruce, belonged to the Norman family De Bruis, which, in the person of Robert De Bruis, came to...

History of the Plague in Scotland

(This has not been edited from its original print, including spelling and format). Up to the middle of the fourteenth century, Scotland, owing, it may...

The Old Scottish Wine Trade

This has not been edited from its original print. In such documents as we have concerning the mediaeval trade of Scotland, wine figures at an...

The Old Scottish Fisheries

This has not been edited from its original print.The writers to whom we owe the earliest descriptions of Scotland, are all in agreement as...

A Comparative View of the Lengths of the Principal Rivers of Scotland

A comparative view of the lengths of the principal rivers of Scotland with a comparative view of the height of the falls of Foyers...

Historical Scotland Map by L.G. Bullock

Printed and published by John Bartholomew & Son Ltd. in Edinburgh, Scotland, estimated date 1962. The map is decorated with the coat of arms of...

Dundee Gingerbread

This is a traditional Scottish recipe and you will need to decide how you'd like to adjust it to modern ingredients and methods. You will...

Mrs. Bruce’s Lasagna

This recipe is from Mrs. Bruce of Aberdeen. Filling: - 1 pound of hamburger meat (mince) - 1 pack of streaky bacon - 2 to 4 cubes of...

Farquhar MacNeill

Once upon a time there was a young man named Farquhar MacNeill. He had just gone to a new situation, and the very first...

Katherine Crackernuts

There was once a King whose wife died, leaving him with an only daughter, whom he dearly loved. The little Princess's name was Velvet-Cheek,...

Thomas the Rhymer

Of all the young gallants in Scotland in the thirteenth century, there was none more gracious and debonair than Thomas Learmont, Laird of the...

Oatcakes

This is a Scottish traditional recipe that has not been modified from its original version. You will need to substitute for modern ingredients as...

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