"waur he canna be," muttered Sir Archy, with a significance that gave the words a very equivocal meaning.
"Mair haste the waur speed," quo' the tailor to the lang thread.
Good battle did, on Irvine side, wi' waur weapon than this.'
The breath o' a fause friend's waur than the fuff o' a weasel.
Ye think ye've a hard time o't, but there's waur things than sewin' jackets at thirteenpence the dizen.'
Ye got ower muckle o' your ain will, and ye're the waur o't.
I been i' love wi' you ever sin I were a lad, and you a lass, and it grows waur and waur!
Losh keep's, we've a' sleepit oot and never been a hair the waur.
It waur the horse's head as fell off—nothin' left but the mane!
Gien it hadna been for you, I wud have been deid: I was waur nor deid a'ready!