We scanned a "dictionary of the Scottish language" from 1899 that is hilariously and rudely incomplete, like, "bumplefeist seems to be a word for someone who is out of humour, but it might be 'wimplefeist'? definitely not 'gumplefeast' though, that's something different"
@johnrandom I cannot stress enough that these are real words offered in this dictionary
@Pixley they tried!
@Pixley oh geeze! i want to read this so muchhh
@johnrandom @casey although the one we scanned does have many entertaining handwritten annotations, there's another edition of it online already. It's multivolume but you can search "etymological dictionary of Scottish language" to find the others! https://archive.org/details/etymologicaldict01jamiuoft/page/n5
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