John McCullagh February 10, 2005
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‘S’ 7 of 7
 
Sudden   quick tempered,’she’s kind but sudden like’
 


 
Suggans   straw or hay ropes
 
Sup     quantity, ‘he had a brave sup o’ drink taken’
 
Sup sorra  grieve, repent; ‘he’ll sup sorra afore long, min’ my words’
 
Swally       also ‘swalla’, swallow; ‘Ye’ll have a wee swally?’
 
Sweet       insincere, ‘too sweet to be wholesome’
 
Sweeten    encourage; ‘Sweeten him up before ye ask him.’
 
Swirl         blast; ‘givvus a wee swirl of the ullan pipes’.
 
Swinge      singe
 
Swither      doubt
 
Switcher    oath, exclamation, ‘he let a switcher out of him’
 
Swop        exchange
 

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