Words and Phrases



pleasing, fine, handsome, lovely

Alternative spelling/meaning:

  • Brawest = nicest
  • Braws o tha warl = riches of the world

In Literature:

Excerpt from The Gartan Courtship. A Pastoral Night-Piece by Scotch Poems from the Ulster Miscellany

And pleas’d to see her shine sae braw,
forming her train baith great and sma’

Excerpt from The Pibroch of Gordon by Dusty Rhodes a.k.a. James Stoddard Moore

The gillies are coming frae cot, hoose and castle, noo,
a’ the braw chieftains around us are rising

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