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a Scot word for father
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  • A month after, I bore this babe, wha hasna yet seen its faither.

  • It's mony a lang day sin' I hae lookit intil her faither's face.

    Morag Janet Milne Rae
  • "Your faither will be gey pleased when he comes hame the day," she said, giving the conversation a new turn.

    The Underworld James C. Welsh
  • I've jist been sayin' to ye whit I mind o' hearin' my faither say to mysel'.

    Erchie (AKA Hugh Foulis) Neil Munro
  • Oor hero was borr-rn in affluent saircumstances his faither bein' the laird o' Maclacity, his mither a Fitzroy o' Soosex.

    Tam O' The Scoots Edgar Wallace
  • "We are gaun to see our faither," said Vara, speaking the truth.

    Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett
  • When your faither nipped me wi' his tongue it nipped me wi' its pain, and, woman, it consoled me.

    The House with the Green Shutters George Douglas Brown
  • faither once found a gold ring with three red stones in it that shine.

    Meg's Friend Alice Abigail Corkran
  • The balance he referred to, Maister Weelum, was thirty pounds—half o' the sixty Nathan an' me loaned his faither.

    Betty Grier Joseph Waugh
  • But will your faither, think ye, hae nae objections to my comin?

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