couthy


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Adj.1.couthy - (chiefly Scottish) agreeable and genial
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
friendly - characteristic of or befitting a friend; "friendly advice"; "a friendly neighborhood"; "the only friendly person here"; "a friendly host and hostess"
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This was the somewhat couthy little building that was an extension to the much more elegant and classically inspired frontage to the department store in Gauze Street.
Bafta-winning animators Will Anderson, Ainslie Henderson and Ross Hogg will lead a talk on the Art of Animation and workshops for those keen to have a go while the Couthy strand of films sees little-known vintage Hollywood representations of bonnie Scotland getting a rare outing on the big screen - from Orson Welles as Highland Laird in Trouble in The Glen to James Mason and Deborah Kerr in probably the only film noir about a 19th century Scots hat-maker in Hatters Castle.
For the most part, the labour movement celebrated a Burns shorn of ersatz Scottishness: not the couthy, apolitical 'Robbie Burns' of diasporic conviviality, but a radical, internationalist 'Bobby Burns', the bard of democratic 'mateship' whose poems spoke feelingly to the 'unionised shearers, miners, farmhands and drovers' of a dispersed, rural economy that was 'much closer [.
Couthy, Kailyard notions of small community life in rural Scotland are belied by the fact that this particular community consists of damaged individuals far from innocent or naive, while the primitive, disturbing paganism of The Wicker Man proves to be nothing more than a harmless form of spirituality, manifest in symbolic regenerative rituals such as fire-walking, and group therapy sessions.
41) Jimmy Wright, Couthy Ramblin's: A Book of Scottish Poetry (Aberdeen: the author, 1973), pp.
The Granite City, as itOs known, has a couthy charm all of its own, with lots to do and see from Royal castles and malt whisky distilleries to funfairs and museums.
It was not always so in the Granite City, where the wonderfully couthy Buchan millionaire, the late Dick Donald once ruled with a mixture of common sense, humour and financial rectitude.
Jacob Couthy, the person from the Voh region to whom the demands for a similar ceremony had reportedly been addressed, agreed that the current mineral exploration was upsetting to the ancestors who expressed themselves through signs such as small footprints.
What fewer folk appreciate is how engaging her line in couthy patter is.