ettle v. intend, plan, purpose to do; try, make an attempt at
Ettle is an ambitious wee word. It is no stranger to Scots literature, appearing in the works of John Buchan, Neil Munro and Sir Walter Scott, and can also be found in modern incarnations of formal written Scots. Alongside its Urdu and Polish pages, the website of the Scottish Parliament informs readers: "Gin ye are mair nor 21 … Ye can staund as an independent individual candidate or jine a...
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