Lowland Scot


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Noun1.Lowland Scot - a native of the Lowlands of Scotland
Scot, Scotchman, Scotsman - a native or inhabitant of Scotland
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Many of Burns' poems are in the Lowland Scots dialect; a few are wholly in ordinary English; and some combine the two idioms.
Chapter Three examines Tobias Smollett, a Lowland Scot who, according to Sorensen, is "the eighteenth-century novelist most interested in representing non-standard English alongside his measured English prose" (104).
makes her use the same standard English as Lysistrata, turning his back on the British tradition of turning Lampito into a lowland Scot.
It is a fact that Americans from all sections and of all racial extractions are more alike than the Welsh are like the English, the Lancashireman like the Cockney, or for that matter the Lowland Scot like the Highlander.
One of The signatures it bears is that of Robert Marshall, a lowland Scot who, at one Communion service where the people were many and the provisions few, said, "Gin ye're Christian ye'll be contenit wi'it, and gin ye're no, 'tis mar than ye deserve.
Find out what life was like for a lowland Scot serving in the British Army in 1748, in Alba Adventure Company's historic re-enactment.
Like me, Burns was a Lowland Scot and I doubt if he ever saw a kilt, far less wore one.
Yet, contrary to our MacDiarmid-inflected expectations, Lowland Scots has a much longer and surprising history underpinning a kind of literary unionism, for the cognate relationship of Scots and English had long provided a means of demonstrating the shared ethnic origins of the English and the Scots.
The military historian's new book, Culloden: Scotland's Last Battle and the Forging of the British Empire, offers a look at the real politics behind the battle, which featured thousands of lowland Scots on the government side, and its legacy all around the world.
The latter, which is also called Lowland Scots, is a Germanic language and similar to English.
It is a mixture of words deriving from the Norn and Lowland Scots, with many unique terms which people from mainland Scotland would not recognise.
That was the day I discovered Berwick's unique dialect, a twang far from Tyneside's Geordie and true to neither the distinctive Lowland Scots nor Northumbrian that have sat panting for each other's blood at Berwick's borders for centuries.