10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIRNIE»
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The English dialect dictionary, being the complete ...
pccvish, ill-tempered, fretful ; (3) Girnie- or Gorneygibbie. sb., see (I) : (4) Girnigo
or Girnigae, (u) sb., see (I); (bi mtj., see (2, b) ; (5t Girnigo-gash, (6) -gibbie, sb.,
see (I); (7) Girning, p/d. mI_'/'., sec (2, b); (B) Girny-gogabby. sb., see (I). (I) Sc.
Transactions of the Philological Society
Girnie, n. a person given to crying or whining from bad temper or fretfulness of
disposition ; as, " There's girnie t' the rod agehn ; he's been our lang at paice."
Girnigo-gash, n. a term given to a child who has taken a fit of bad humour. Gibs,
Philological Society (Great Britain), 1866
The Dialect of Banffshire: With a Glossary of Words Not in ...
GIRNIE, n. a person given to crying or whining from bad temper or fretfulness of
disposition; as, “ There's girnie t' the rod agehn; he's been our lang at paice.”
GIRNIGO-GASH, n. a term given to a child who has taken a fit of bad humour.
Human Interactions with the Geosphere: The Geoarchaeological ...
In: Girnie, J., Bennett, K. & Hall, A. (eds) The Quaternary of Shetland: a Field
Guide. Quaternary Research Association, London, 77-82. Bennett, K. D.,
Boreham, S., Sharp, M. J. & Switsur, V. R. 1992. Holocene history of environment,
Year Book of the Disciples of Christ (Christian Churches).
Brown Vice-President — Girnie L. Reeves Treasurer — Irwin Miller Secretary — -
Miss Lula Patterson Elsie I. Sweeney Clementine Miller EXECUTIVE
COMMITTEE Girnie L. Reeves, Chairman Nettie S. Miller Earl B. Pulse John R.
Rees Hilton ...
Disciples of Christ, 1947
Scottish Dictionary and Supplement: In Four Volumes. Suppl. ...
... the under-garment is seen through the chinks, S. Girnie, adj. Peevish, S.B. V.
Girn, v. Girn-again, *. A peevish ill-humoured person, Clydes. From Girn to grin, q.
one who still returns to his grinning, as a token of his ill-humour. Gyrning, adj. 1.
... and ' deduced the whole science from the assumption of certain ropensities of
human nature.' Now in the name of Sir Richard girnie and all saints, from what
else should it be deduced ? What did ever any body imagine to be the end,
A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: ...
... is seen through the chinks, S. Girnie, adj. Peevish, S.B. V. Gibn, v. Gikn-again, *
. A peevish ill-humoured person, Clydes. From Girn to grin, q. one who still
returns to his grinning, as a token of his ill-humour. Gyrning, adj. 1. Grinning, S. 2.
The Roxburghshire Word-Book
[Sc. girn a snare, gin, or grin] GIRNIE, sb. N—C. One who complains (especially
about little). GIRNY, a. 1. Peevish, complaining. N—W. 2. Girny-gib (N), -gibbie (
W), -gub (c), a plaintive or peevish youngster. TGIRSLE, v. int. To crisp or crackle:
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Elgin Main Street's “smell of rotting flesh” is tormenting shopkeeper
Murdo Urquhart, who owns the Girnie's corner shop on Elgin's Main Street, discovered the rancid spillage outside his premises yesterday ... «Aberdeen Press and Journal, May 15»
The Voice Thief, Summerhall, Review
... created with incredible inventiveness exposing the suppression of not just women but of troublesome voices like a noisy cat or a girnie wean. «EdinburghGuide.com, Nov 14»