from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A Scotch form of
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She led him to the chimla-lug (the ear of the chimney), carefully levelled a wooden chair to the inequalities of the floor, and said,
Sit ye doon there by the chimla neuk, till I mask ye
"Honest man," she said, "do you see yon house wi 'the chimla?"
(needed) to spier for; the lave lies to ony body's han '-- a few cart-fu's o' sods frae the hill ahint the hoose, an 'a han'fu' or twa o 'stanes for the chimla oot o' the quarry -- there's eneuch there for oor turn ohn blastit mair; an 'we'll saw the wood oorsels; an' gin we had ance the wa's up, we can carry on the inside at oor leisur '.
"Here's a young gentleman o 'talans, wi' ilka prospeck o 'waggin' his heid in a poopit some day; an 'ye aid an' abet him in idlin 'awa' his time at your chimla-lug, duin 'waur nor naething ava!