whummle

whummle

(ˈhwʌməl)
vb (tr)
archaic Scot to overturn, or knock down or over
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And it follows the poem's first clear declaration of intent, in which the speaker describes his starting point ('[...] I maun begin / Wi' what's still deemed Scots and the folk expect), his destination ('[...] heichts whereo' the fules ha'e never recked.'), his purpose ('[...] I'll whummle them / And souse the craturs'), and his reasoning ('For it's nae choice, and ony man su'd wish / To dree the goat's weird tae as weel's the sheep's!').