Orkney-English results

had1 verb (past tense held, past participle hadden) hold  ☞ “Had gaan then!” “Carry on! Have it your own way!”  ☞ “Had aff!” “Be off!”

  • had at persevere • keep on with
  • had for make for
  • had on
    1. hold on
    2. continue a journey
    3. annoy
had2 noun

  1. (of an animal) condition  ☞ in good had
  2. shelter  ☞ tak had for the shooer
  3. lobster’s hidie-hole accessable only at extreme low tides
  4. hold  ☞ gaan bi the had (of a baby

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