Words and Phrases
bield

“bield”

Meaning:

shelter

Alternative spelling/meaning:

biel

In Literature:

Excerpt from Tea by James Orr

The L—d leuk on her wretched bield,
whase pence are out and hank unreel’d

Excerpt from To a Sparrow (on seeing some boys rob her nest) by James Orr

Sae, when a wretched widow’s sent
frae some bit bield, whase leash is spent


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