Orkney-English results

ware • waar noun seaweed growing below the low water mark (tang grows above)  ☞ “The ware time is a sair time” “an old saying meaning that it was a laborious job to manure the land with seaweed in Spring time”

  • ware brak seaweed breaking loose and driving ashore in the spring and autumn
  • ware cowe piece of seaweed
  • ware sea heavy sea which casts seaweed ashore
  • ware pick bent pick for gathering seaweed