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- adjective Scot. Causing fear; eerie.
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- adjective dialectal Causing
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The scene around me was lovely, but lonesome in the extreme, for there was not a house anywhere near, nor a sound to break the stillness except now and then the eerisome cry of the brown owl that flitted silently past overhead.