skean-dhu

skean-dhu

(ˈskiːənˈduː; ˈskiːn-)
n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) Scot a variant of sgian-dhu
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It's all about being at the cutting edge - and old Braveheart is way out in front waving his skean-dhu to devastating effect.
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It ends with the couple being toasted with a bottle of malt whisky and kissing a skean-dhu, while pledging their undying love for Scotland.
He arrived at the black-tie awards dinner in full Highland dress - kilt, sporran and skean-dhu - a promise he and his family had made to his Scottish father that on such occasions they would honour their heritage.
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In Glasgow or Edinburgh you have to hand over your skean-dhu (ceremonial dagger) until you leave the pub.