tumshie

tumshie

(ˈtʌmʃɪ)
n
(Plants) informal jocular Scot a turnip
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But at least Woods was making a fist of it with a birdie on seven, unlike Reed who has gone from talisman to tumshie.
But he only made things worse for Carmichael, who the Record likened on Saturday to a tumshie for his "unpardonable leak".
But if there was it would probably go to Tumshie McFadgen's Bid for Ultimate Bliss.
Should Eriksson continue to ignore Sutton then the Swede is tailor-made for the same tabloid treatment which saw his predecessor branded a tumshie.
I'm old school regarding Halloween and still very much on Team Tumshie when it comes to carving lanterns but the field of plump orange pumpkins growing for the big day do look impressive.
Huge numbers of Scots and Irish who helped build modern America took with them the rituals which marked the passing into the long winter - including "guising" and "tumshie lanterns".
Happily, accents have not been watered down so there are lines that include words like "tumshie" and "gammy".
For example, a really poor centre-half might be referred to as a tumshie, which is a turnip."
After being quizzed about who exactly Neil Lennon thought should take a look at themselves in the mirror, the Celtic boss said: "People who take a lot out of the game and don't put too much back into it." Ah yes, the Swedish tumshie.
But his most bizarre bedmate is in the BAFTA award-winning Tartan Short Tumshie McFadgen's Bid For Ultimate Bliss.
#Tartan Shorts Baldy McBain, No Man's Land and Tumshie McFadgen's Bid For Ultimate Bliss will be screened at the Cameo today at 4.15pm.
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