A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)
Ladetie, n. [? Cf. the mod. dial. laldie, -y, in to get laldie, to gie (one) laldie or laldy daldy.] A thrashing, drubbing. —
But and they [Rome] had gotten their will, shee [the Kirk of Scotland] would a been sure of her ladeties or, to speak mair plainly, of her dichells; Row Cupp of Bon-Accord 1 b.
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