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by D00dler
Sat Nov 23, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Word Origins and Meanings
Topic: "Last straw"/Clochandichter
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Re: Clochandichter

I stumbled upon this thread searching for “clochandichter”. Weirdly, I stay in an area called Gight, pronounced like the similarly sounding “dicht”. Dicht is a very commonly used Doric expression in NE Scotland meaning ’wipe down’ ... as in, ‘gee it a dicht wi’ a cloot min’. The term ‘clochandichter...