keelie

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keelie

(ˈkiːlɪ)
n
1. a kestrel
2. an urban ruffian; lower-class town or city dweller, esp Glaswegian
[C19: of uncertain origin]
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Maggie's Cancer Caring Centres: PS100 Donated on behalf of The Bridgeton Waverley Trust and Glesga Keelies website.
YESTERDAY'S reunion was organised by the Dunning Parish Historical Society, which has published a book on the evacuation called "Here Come the Glasgow Keelies" after the cry the village children greeted city newcomers with.
Here Come The Glasgow Keelies, can be ordered through the Society's website, www.dunning.mcmail.com
How dreadful to even consider the Glasgow keelies would have done us a favour had they knocked him off his bike and thrown it in the Clyde.
As if being new in town-or more accurately in the woods-isnt enough Keelie Heartwood learns that shes been dumped by her sexy elven boyfriend at her own welcome party.
And if things arent already complicated enough Keelie meets a mysterious boy in the woods.
As if being new in town-or, more accurately, in the woods-isnt enough, Keelie Heartwood learns that shes been dumped by her sexy elven boyfriend at her own welcome party.