Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
1. “To overwhelm, to overthrow; a term much used by children, especially with respect to the small banks or dams which they raise, when these are carried off by the force of the water” (Fif. 1825 Jam.2).
2. “To overpower by means of intoxicating liquor” (Ib.).
Curjuttit wi' drink.
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