drappie

drappie

(ˈdræpɪ) or

drappy

n
Scot a little drop, esp a small amount of spirits
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Also, the chorus of his short poem, Willie Brew'd a Peck o' Maut, suggests Burns was no stranger to home brew: "We are na fou, we're nae that fou, But just a drappie in our e'e: The cock may craw, the day may daw, And ay we'll taste the barley bree." There's more than a drappie in our e'e at seven Tyneside pubs in the Wetherspoons chain this week, each hosting a Burns Week, serving haggis, neeps and tatties until Monday.
He occasionally enjoyed a wee drappie too, but that wasn't essential to sociability.
The traditional thank-you to your first footer is a nip, tot, dram or wee drappie.issing!
Shape into sausages, flour them, an' fry in the frying pan, wi a wee drappie dripping, till cooked through.
But these little food colouring bottles are not designed to pour wee drappies from.