Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
BONIE-WORDS, n.pl. Prayers.
Ork. 1929 Marw.:
Used now only (so far as I know) of prayers said on going to bed, and then spec. by a child. “Are thoo said thee b[onie-words] yet?”
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