Words and Phrases
fash

“fash”

Meaning:

trouble, annoy, harass

Alternative spelling/meaning:

  • Tae be fasht - to be annoyed
  • Dinnae fash yersel - don’t worry, don’t fret

In Literature:

Excerpt from The Cherry and the Slae by Samuel Thomson

I’m at my ain fireside at last
fu’ blithe, tho’ fasht a wee
when geckt-at by the purse-proud drove

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