Orkney-English results

rost1 • roost noun

A rough tideway, e.g. Burgar Rost between Evie and Rousay.
rost2 verb and noun roast  ☞ “He cam oot in a rost o spots” “the body was covered with spots”

  • rostan used to describe severe instances of childhood illnesses such as chickenpox etc  ☞ “Beuy she’s just rostan wi the maesles”