Words and Phrases
chitterlin

“chitterlin”

Meaning:

swallow (the bird)

Alternative spelling/meaning:

NOTE - the ‘i’ of ‘chïtterlin’ should be pronounced with an ‘a’ sound - like ‘chatterlin’

In Literature:

Excerpt from Tha Dauncin Princess by BBC Tellytales - translated by Ulster-Scots Language Society

This dauncer cud dyve lek a chitterlin an muive lek a robot!
He cud shauchle his feet, loup an thraw hissel!


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