Words and Phrases
dwam

“dwam”

Meaning:

faint; a weak turn

Alternative spelling/meaning:

  • dwaum, dwamie
  • Dwammin = fainting, swooning, feeling unwell
  • In a dwam = feeling inclined to faint, light-headed

In Literature:

Excerpt from Psalm 84 by Philip Robinson

Ma droothie sowl langs ower ocht
in dwams, thy coorts tae see

External links


You might also like

Comments

Be the first to comment

Quick Lookup

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.