Words and Phrases
claes

“claes”

Meaning:

clothes

Alternative spelling/meaning:

clais

In Literature:

Excerpt from To the Potatoe by James Orr

Wha ne’er tase butter, beef or cheese,
nor pit new clais on

Excerpt from Thonner an Thon by James Fenton

In, in, poo aff them wringin claes -
the boag’s sae wat these drachy days


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