Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

Hide Quotations Hide Etymology Cite this entry

CHANNER, Channers, n.1 Gravel (Abd. 1825 Jam.2; Abd.2, Kcb.10 (for Ayr.) 1939).

Hence channery, adj., gravelly; “used to describe land that is full of small, sharp stones” (Ayr.7 1932). Uls. 1924  Screed frae Cookstown in North. Whig (Jan.):
“Channery soil,” stony soil.

[A variant of Channel, n.1, q.v. For l and r interchange, cf. Deval and Divarr.]

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

"Channer n.1". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 17 Dec 2017 <http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/channer_n1>

5083

snd

Try an Advanced Search

Browse SND:

Browse Up
    Loading...
Browse Down

Share: