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a Scot word for head
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • Sandy gaed through the battle wi' his heid doon and his sword rinnin' reed.

    The Men of the Moss-Hags S. R. Crockett
  • And he sat doun like ane wi' a fever, an' his teeth chittered in his heid.

  • An' then, a' at ance, the minister's heart played dunt an' stood stock-still; an' a cauld wund blew amang the hairs o' his heid.

  • And he sat down like ane wi' a fever, an' his teeth chittered in his heid.

  • "Oh, dinna fash ye're heid ower yon windbag," he added, dropping into his broadest Doric and patting his mother on the shoulder.

    To Him That Hath Ralph Connor
  • His een turnt backward in his heid and the day gaed black aboot him.

    Catriona Robert Louis Stevenson
  • I ha'e seen the clods piled on mony a heid, an' never felt the saut tear in my een.

  • They're gray eneuch, and they're near eneuch to the grave, but gin ye turn oot weel, I'll maybe haud up my heid a bit yet.

    Robert Falconer George MacDonald
  • Jamie, however, did not retaliate, though he retained possession of his heid.

    The History of Burke and Hare George Mac Gregor
  • But, 'deed, maybe my luckie-daddie (grandfather) pat them i' my heid, for I had a heap ado wi' his fiddle for a while.

    Robert Falconer George MacDonald

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