fash v. trouble, vex, annoy, anger, inconvenience
Fash has altered little in meaning over the centuries and is found in northern English dialects as well as Scots. It is often used in negative phrases like 'dinna fash yersel' (don't trouble yourself), and appeared in a comment in the Scotsman in 2003 on the possibility of labelling groceries in Scots: "Dinna fash, Scottish supermarkets could have signs saying tatties, neeps, sybies, kail and...
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