peerie

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

peerie (comparative peerier, superlative peeriest)

  1. (chiefly Shetland and Orkney) Small, tiny.

Noun[edit]

peerie (plural peeries)

  1. A Shetland sheepdog.

Scots[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

peerie (comparative peerier, superlative peeriest)

  1. (Orkney, Shetland) small, little, tiny

Derived terms[edit]

Usage note[edit]

  • In modern Orcadian Scots, peedie gradually replaces this term.

Noun[edit]

peerie (plural peeries)

  1. A spinning top.

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