glaur

/ (ɡlɔːr) /

noun

Scot mud or mire

Derived Forms

glaury, adjective

Word Origin for glaur

C16: of unknown origin
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Examples from the Web for glaur

  • Fling dead cats at her, and clod her wi' cabbages and glaur!

    Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City|S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett
  • But the painters have had their revenge at last, and their "glaur" now covers the old man's tombstone.

    Fresh Fields|John Burroughs
  • A clean and decent road's before me and a comrade for it, and I'm in the mood to take it, and here's the glaur about my feet!

    Doom Castle|Neil Munro