Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
GINGER, n. Sc. usages in phrs.: 1. to gee (jow) one's ginger, to bestir oneself, see Jee and Jow: 2. to warm someone's ginger, to give someone a thrashing (m.Lth.1 1954).
2. Sc. 1900 E.D.D.:
A mother might warn her child, “Tak care or I'll warm yer ginger.”
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