faither

faither

(ˈfeðər)
n
a Scot word for father
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Myn ye I cwidna believe the wirds at come oot o their ain Doric faither's moo fin hopin tae cry in bye on their road hame haein spent their hinmaist nicht wi ithers.
On the plus side, it was great when faither brought home the school video recorder for six weeks or more in the summer holidays allowing my 12-year-old self and nine-year-old brother to catch up on classic slasher horror movies like The Hills of Eyes and Last House on the Left.
Faither, who has been told to watch his cholesterol, declined pudding.
Stories o'mair happier times When folk a'came as they heard yer chimes; Their psalms and praise tae loodly sing, Tae God, their faither and their king.
Wishart, left, declared himself "faither of the hoose" for the 17-year anniversary of his service to his Perth and North Perthshire constituents.
In particular, Stacey and I talk of the time in a penalty shoot-out in the semi-final of the Challenge Cup against Morton when my wee faither started acting more like a teenager than a mature man in his 60s.
Although faither Aidan's name is still on the licence, wee Joe is very much in charge at Owning Hill and he looked a chip off the auld block as JP's gelding romped to victory under Barry Geraghty.
Tammas's 'What!' is now no longer merely an indignant rhetorical exclamation that emphatically introduces 'Ye defy yer faither?' Instead, it is a dramatically more effective astonished question, 'What?' This allows Rab's 'I'm done with the concern' to be more dramatically pointed.
His son, the Conservative MP Jacob Rees-Mogg, said his faither had only discovered recently that he had inoperable oesophageal cancer.
I have a lot of faither in Kenyan capability, but they need to get over this important and difficult political transfer, and convince the world that they have good institutions and a good strong foundation."
Some may see this carping as part of the old "I kent his faither" syndrome, while others may chose to believe it is an anti Rangers agenda.