Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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KAULIK, n. Also kjolek, kjoli (Jak.). A thin, stirred mass, as of gruel (Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928), Sh. 1959). Comb.: blaandie-kaulik, blandi-kjolek, a thin gruel made of oatmeal and Bland (Ib.). [′kjo:lək] Sh. 1898 J. Spence Folk-Lore 177:
The blaandie-kaulik and the swatsi-swaarik did duty instead of the golden tips of Ceylon.

[Cf. Gjola, Norw. kjore, curdled milk. For the occasional interchange of r and l, cf. also drabelli and draberri s.v. Draabelly.]

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"Kaulik n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 28 Feb 2020 <>



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