Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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THROOSH, v., tr. To play truant from (school) (Kcb. 1921 T.S.D.C., Kcb. c.1930). Hence throosh-the-schule, a truant (Kcb. c.1930). Kcb. 1899  Gallovidian I. 15:
He wad throosh the schuil day withoot en', an' seemed to live in Linn pool.

[Orig. obscure. Cf. Troo.]

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