Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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EER, poss.adj. ne. and s.Sc. form of Eng. your (Rxb. 1923 Watson W.-B.; Rxb.5 1949). For other Sc. forms see Yer, poss.adj. [ir] Mry. 1909 Colville 151:
Yere terrible scuddy wi' eer mizzur.
Rxb. 1927 E. C. Smith Braid Haaick 19:
My! Sic a floors ee heh in eer gairdeen!
s.Sc. 1929 T. W. Paterson (ed.) Sc. Readings 46:
If 'eeve naethin' better tae dae than tae . . . waste ma time haverin' aboot the wather, 'ee'd better gang hame till 'eer mither.

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"Eer possess. adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 17 May 2021 <>



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