Words and Phrases
wat my whussle

“wat my whussle”

Meaning:

moisten my throat; take a drink

Alternative spelling/meaning:

quat my whistle; wat my whussel

In Literature:

Excerpt from A Pastoral Elegy on the Death of Jonathan Swift, D.D. late D.S.P.D. by Scotch Poems from The Ulster Miscellany

Nor need I even now for envy care,
I’ll quat my whistle, and I’ll sing na mair

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