Words and Phrases



a low, usually three-legged, stool

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In Literature:

Excerpt from Letter II by William M'Comb

An’ there was he
sitting’ on a muckle creepy,
whilk they ca’d a chair, wi’ his shouthers a’ hurkled thegither
like the half hoop o’ an auld herrin’ barrel

Excerpt from Spenitus by Charlie Gillen

An’ I had tae sit doon on a creepie
for the pain in mae wallet got worse

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