There maun be some truth in thae auld stories aboot a deevil; he hed an awfu' grup o' me the end o' that year.
I can hardly believe whiles 'at my father hasna a grup o' my han'.
But they canna get a grup o' the glory that excelleth, for it's not to luik at, but to lat ye see a' thing.'
We bude to pit back the case o' 't whaur it was afore, i' my grannie's bed, to haud her ohn kent 'at she had tint the grup o' 't.'
I'll shut tae the windie and grup the figure here on the bed.'
He has a grup o' my hert noo, rivin' at it wi' his lang nails—as lang 's birds' nebs.'
Group or grup; a little drain or channel in a cow-house to lead off the liquid manure.
Never play at ghaists again, or leevin' folk like me may grup you, an' mak' a ghaist o' ye.
The cauld 's jist lyin' i' the street like a verra deevil to get a grup o' ye.