Words and Phrases
ettle

“ettle”

Meaning:

try, attempt, plan, intend

In Literature:

Excerpt from Tit for Tat; or The Rater rated. A new Song, in Way of Dialogue, between a Laggen Farmer and his Wife by Scotch Poems from the Ulster Miscellany

Nae bishop, dean or rector,
nae vicar, curate, proctor,
dare ettle now to doctor
our skeedyines under ground

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