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(for Shetland words only)
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v - to loosen. Dis knot is dranged dat ticht I canna lowse him; to unfasten a cow from stall or horse from cart or plough; to begin to pour, as rain. We'd better mak for da hoose: he's jöst aboot ta lowse; to break out, as in anger. We wir hardly wun in da door afore me midder lowsed apo wis; to break out, as in perspiration. Boy, da swaet fairly lowsed apo me comin up yun steep nip fae da banks.

adj - loose. Watch whin du's climmin yon daek - der locks o lowse stanes.

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