Orkney-English results

turn noun

  1. turn
  2. manner  ☞ “He his a fine turn wi him” “He is obliging and amiable”
  3. on the turn  ☞ “The days is on the turn” “Daylight is lengthening”
  4. a hand’s turn  ☞ “He never does a hand’s turn” “He is extremely lazy”
  • tae deu the turn to suffice  ☞ “Hid’s no muckle o a chair bit hid’ll deu the turn”
  • turn ower verb mention  ☞ “Never turn hid” “Don’t mention it to anyone”
  • turned doon applied to the loser in the game of square tree