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  • Thank you, sionnach. I can see many, many uses for this in everyday conversation.

    November 14, 2008

  • To cut off the ears of sheep, and so obliterate distinctive marks of ownership.

    "He flung his marches open to his neighbour's sheep, and when they came upon his land, he rounstow'd their ears." (MacTaggart, John. The Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia. 1824)

    November 14, 2008