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”