Words and Phrases
ootby

“ootby”

Meaning:

  • outside; outdoors
  • beyond

In Literature:

Excerpt from Thonner an Thon by James Fenton

Tae Knockahollet quait we gaen,
for iver frae the corner taen,
an hurkled wee ootby yer lane,
crined in wae dreed

Excerpt from Dailygan by James Fenton

The peat’s quait low, the week’s saft licht
make blak the ootby noo


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