Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
FUTLEY, n. Also futtlie. ne.Sc. form of Eng. whitlow. See P.L.D. §§ 59, 134. Gen. in comb. futley-bealin, id. See Beal, v., n.1
Abd. 1887 Bon-Accord (1 Jan.) 9:
It's growin' rale sair noo, an' I widna be nane astonished though it wid turn intil a futley-beelin'. Bch. 1929 J. Milne Dreams o' Bch. 38:
An' bigger sairs — ye'd scarce believe — she had the knack o' healin'; Man! muckle Sandy clean forgot he had a futtlie beilin'.
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