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(for Shetland words only)
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n - a handful of cornstalks. We wir wint ta set da bairns ta gadder rips whin we wir wirkin ida coarn; a disreputable person, usually a woman; a fast-flowing current, for example a tide-rip.

v - to cut along the top of a peat-bank in preparation for the removal of top turves in `flaying' operation.

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