from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as clan-jamfrie.
  • n. Rubbish; trumpery. Also clam-jamphrie.


Sorry, no etymologies found.



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  • "Trumped the haggis with deep-fried ramlambfry."

    Not for the first time, the leather-eared one shows signs of mitigating brilliance, nay, genius!

    March 5, 2009

  • Trumped the haggis with deep-fried ramlambfry.

    March 5, 2009

  • Pacified the unwashed with flimflamfry.

    March 5, 2009

  • Cavorted a startling handstandfry.

    March 5, 2009

  • Cajoled a wee lass to whambamfry.

    March 5, 2009

  • Fell into a pot of jam Dumfrie.

    March 5, 2009

  • Praise the Lord! My search for a rhyme for hamspamfry is over.

    The Edinbourgeoisie clamjamfry

    Were having themselves a hamspamfry

    When suddenly the Rabbi

    (Confusingly named Rabbie)


    distressingly, the last line of this fine "verse" appears to be lost to posterity. Unless some talented Wordie can manage to reconstruct it

    March 5, 2009

  • The mob or rabble (Scottish).

    July 30, 2007