Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
BREEKLUMS, n. “An affectionate term for a little child” (Bnff.2, Ags.1 1935). [′briklʌmz]
Ags. 1893 J. Inglis Oor Ain Folk (1894) xv.:
The kiss was always accompanied by a formula pronounced with tender good-humour, and accompanied by a kindly gleam from the loving, deep gray eyes. The words were “Guid-nicht, Breeklums.”
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