Words and Phrases
kep a leuk-oot

“kep a leuk-oot”


watch(ed), spy(spied), keep (or kept) a look-out

Alternative spelling/meaning:

Kep is both present and past participle of ‘keep’

In Literature:

Excerpt from Tha Broonies an tha Soutar by BBC Tellytales - translated by Ulster-Scots Language Society

Shud the’ no get intae some wee hidey hole an fyn oot wha wus makkin tha bonnie shoon?
Tha soutar thocht it wus a guid notion.
Lown, the’ cooried in ahint tha hingins furtae kep a leuk-oot…
An the’ tholed … an the’ tholed … tae …

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