Words and Phrases



some; a number of; a few

In Literature:

Excerpt from The Christening by WG Lyttle

“Weel, Biddy, ye ocht tae be a judge,”
cried the proud parent,
“acause ye hae pit a guid wheen o’ them throo yer han’s this last fifty years,
an’ noo a’ll tell ye yin an’ a’
what a’m gaun tae mak o’ that boy ye see there”

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