Show Search Results Show Browse

Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

Hide Quotations Hide Etymology

Abbreviations Cite this entry

About this entry:
First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).
This entry has not been updated since then but may contain minor corrections and revisions.

YOWTHER, n.1, v.1

I. n. A lever (Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff 214); a push, heave (Id.).

II. v. To move by means of a lever, to push, heave (Ib.).

[From louther, Lewder. See P.L.D. § 93.7., and Y, letter, 2.(3)(ii).]

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

"Yowther n.1, v.1". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 13 Apr 2024 <>



Hide Advanced Search

Browse SND: