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(for Shetland words only)
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v - to strike with a sudden blow. Nae winder Willy wis tirn. Naebody laeks bein swappit aroond da lugs wi a weet dish-cloot; to fling; to cast, as a fishing-line; of wind, to blow in gusts. Da sooth-aesterly gale cam swappin doon owre da hill an snorin ida lum.

n - a blow; a sudden gust of wind. Phrase: a swap i da tröni , a blow in the mouth, or a kiss (used humorously).

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