Orkney-English results

Setterday noun Saturday  ☞ “A silken Setterday affens maks a canvas Monday” “Good weather on Saturday seldom lasts till Monday”
skitter (the)1 (vulgar)

  1. noun diarrhoea, esp a dose o the skitter
  2. verb excrete diarrhoea
skitter2

  1. verb and noun work in an unmethodical way  ☞ tae skitter aboot
  2. noun hurry • trying to do several things at once  ☞ in a skitter
    • skitter-broltie corn bunting
streyt adjective straight
sturt noun movement  ☞ “No muckle sturt there yet. The lum’s no even reekan”

  • sturtsome adjective active