Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

from 1976 supplement

Hide Quotations Hide Etymology Cite this entry

LEROOK. Also Lerrouk (Sh. 1898 W. F. Clark Northern Gleams 90, 101); Ler(r)ick (Sh. 1886 J. Burgess Sketches 10, 1892 G. Stewart Sketches 256). Local forms of Lerwick in Shetland (Sh. 1949 J. Gray Lowrie 39, 1973 New Shetlander No. 105. 13). [′lɛrʊk]

You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.

"Lerook ". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 28 Feb 2020 <https://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/snds5066>

32300

snd

Try an Advanced Search

Browse SND:

    Loading...

Share: