Orkney-English results

pick verb

  1. pick
  2. move slowly (in walking or doing a job)   ☞ pickan awa
  3. tap lightly (eg on a window)
  • pickan for neb used of chickens just about to hatch
  • pickid (of the hands) chapped through working in cold weather
  • pick noun light tap
  • picko • stonie-picko noun old name for the children’s game popularly known as tig
    In high picko the child had to be touched on the body, in  • low picko on the legs, in  • relievie picko a child had to stand still when touched but could be set free again in a number of ways.
  • (hailie)-picko hailstone