Orkney-English results

face noun face

  • face-washeen telling-off
  • afore a face adverb headlong • pell-mell • with great gusto  ☞ “The kye’s gaan through the aets afore a face”
  • in a face systematically  ☞ “Tak hid in a face” “an instruction given to a fellow worker e.g. to take sand from a pit in a systematic manner”
  • set face tae get down to • tackle
  • faceens noun boards round a door or window
  • facie noun small cliff or bank