Words and Phrases
no jist a' there

“no jist a' there”

Meaning:

of doubtful intellect

In Literature:

Excerpt from The Christening by WG Lyttle

“Weel, ye ken Jock’s no jist a’ there,”
said Mat, putting his finger significantly to his forehead,
“so sumbuddy shewed him a pike yin day
and tell’t him that waz the waipin the boys wud hae
to fecht wi’ yin o’ these days…”


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