Words and Phrases
ower the heid o'

“ower the heid o'”

Meaning:

because of

Alternative spelling/meaning:

owre the heid o’

In Literature:

Excerpt from The Adventures of Paddy McQuillan by WG Lyttle

The minister didnae approve o’ the gatherin’ in the barn,
an’ as him an’ me had haen a bit tift
ower the heid o’ the instraymental music questyin,
A kep’ oot o’ the road.


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