skean dhu


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skean dhu

[ˈskiːənˈduː] N (Scot) → puñal m (que se lleva en el calcetín del traje típico escocés)
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He now lives and dresses as Andy the Highlander, complete with plaid, Highland bonnet, a brace of flintlock pistols, skean dhu, Brown Bess musket and, of course, a trusty claymore.
Robbie took his Skean Dhu knife from his stocking and threatened to kill the Sassenach Hastings, but realised he couldn't hurt a fly.
And for those north of the border, a black Prince Charlie full kilt attire, including waistcoat, kilt, sporran, belt and buckle, skean dhu, ghillie brogues and black hose.
The kilted one glowered at me with that withering 'another bloody Sassenach' stare, but resisted slitting my throat with his skean dhu.
Mark Sutherland-Fisher, a past president of the Clan Sutherland Society, said: "If Robert the Bruce was reincarnated today, would they take his skean dhu away from him?
A gill of whisky is offered to the bearers and, with a flourish and a few words from Address To A Haggis, it is sliced open with the edge of a finely-honed skean dhu (ceremonial dirk) to reveal the "warm, reekin', rich" contents.
Our prize will grant two places at the Skean Dhu lounge, where our winner can lap up the five-star treatment, from a lavish breakfast to afternoon tea and all the bonus of a complimentary bar.
A gill of whisky is offered to them and, with a flourish and a few words from Address To A Haggis, it is sliced open - "warm, reekin', rich" - with the finely-honed edge of a skean dhu (ceremonial dirk).
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A SKEAN dhu ban at a re-enactment of the Battle of Bannockburn has been lifted.
A gill of whisky is offered to them and, with a flourish and a few words from Address To A Haggis, it is sliced open ( "warm, reekin', rich" ( with the finely-honed edge of a skean dhu (ceremonial dirk).