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  • His horse war aye swifter, an 'his kye aye better milkers nor ither fowk's; there war nae deer sae big nor had sic muckle horns as the reid deer on his heelan' hills; nae gillies sae strang's his gillies; and nae castles sae weel biggit or sae auld as his!

    Malcolm

  • An 'for this broo, I wad clear awa the lowse stanes, an' lat the nait'ral gerse grow sweet an 'fine, an' turn a lot o 'bonny heelan' sheep on till't.

    Malcolm

  • "Deil gien he had bursten himsel '-- the auld heelan' sholt!" exclaimed Mrs Catanach spitefully.

    Malcolm

  • "Hoot toot, Mistress Findlay," interposed Malcolm, as his grandfather strode from the door; "ye maunna forget 'at he's auld an' blin '; an' a 'heelan' fowk's some kittle (touchy) about their legs."

    Malcolm

  • "Boys 3A is finally crappy enough this year that even heelan can't choke this one away."

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  • 'At I sud say what wadna stan' the licht as weels the bare houghs o 'ony heelan' rascal 'at ever lap a lawlan' dyke! "

    Malcolm

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