Words and Phrases
suit o claes

“suit o claes”

Meaning:

suit of clothes; outfit

Alternative spelling/meaning:

dud o claes

In Literature:

Excerpt from Larne Hirin' Fair by John Clifford

They get a bed, a bite tae eat,
a dud o’claes, clogs tae their feet;
an odd half-crown frae time tae time
an’ this arrangement suits them fine

Excerpt from A Peripatiae by Samuel Thomson

I taylor was, some blockhead says,
tho’ now sae high my chin I raise;
an’ botched a charming suit’ o’ claes,
I made his dad,
out on these lousy, early days,
they put me mad


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