Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
DICK, Dik, n.1 and v. Cai. variants of Dyke.
1. n. A wall (Cai.5 1928, di(c)k; Cai.7 1940); a ditch; also found in Eng. dial.
Cai. 1916 J. Mowat Cai. Proverbs 5:
“February will fill 'e dick an Mairch will muck it oot” — the “fans” of February will lie at the dyke side until March weather clears them away.
2. v. To build a wall (Cai.7 1940).
You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.
"Dick n.1, v.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 18 May 2021 <https://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/dick_n1_v>
Try an Advanced Search