Words and Phrases
busk (tae)

“busk (tae)”

Meaning:

Wrap, dress (to)

Alternative spelling/meaning:

Past participle = busked or busk’t meaning ‘clad’ or ‘wearing’ or ‘wrapped in’

In Literature:

Excerpt from Tha Broonies an tha Soutar by BBC Tellytales - translated by Ulster-Scots Language Society

Tha twa totie broonies leukked an glourt -
an med thon gear thair ain.
Busked in thair brank new shoon an claes,
thegither daunced thair lane.


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