Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

Hide Quotations Hide Etymology Cite this entry

BILLJOCK, n. A bull. Gall. 1824  MacTaggart Gallov. Encycl. 83:
For, like Billjock amang the kye, They boo at fowk as they gae by.

[Jock is here the personal name applied to an animal. Cf. Bubblyjock.]

You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.

"Billjock n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 18 Oct 2018 <>



Try an Advanced Search

Browse SND:

Browse Up
Browse Down