Words and Phrases
auldwife

“auldwife”

Meaning:

old woman, crone

In Literature:

Excerpt from Tha Glammerie Paintbrush by BBC Tellytales - Translated by Ulster-Scots Language Society

Tha Imperor saa Liang pent a bowl o rice - an he saa a wummin atin it.
Gin a paintbrush cud pent a bowl o rice fur an auldwife, cud ye jalouse whut wunnèrfu thïngs it cud pent fur tha Imperor!


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