Lexicographical Neighbors of Reird
Literary usage of Reird
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Bannatyne Manuscript by Walter Scott, David Laing (1896)
"Reill, ft., a yarn-winding machine, 388, 22 (Anon.). reird, . ... "he rarit with a reird," he yelled out loudly. V. Rerd. ..."
2. Two Ancient Scottish Poems: The Gaberlunzie-man, and Christ's Kirk on the by James, John Callander (1782)
"... The reird raife rudely with the rapps, Quhen rungs war laid on riggs; ... Syne the reird followed of the ..."
3. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"Used apparently In the sense of To reird, ... reird, REIDE, ». 1. Noise ; shouting. Doug. 2. The act of breaking wind, 8. 3. A falsehood ; a gasconade, ..."