Complete Poems and Songs of Robert Burns

Glossary : M

Mae:   more
Mailen:   mailin:   a farm
Mailie:   Molly
Mair:   more
Maist most
Maist:   almost
Mak:   make
Mak o':   make o':   to pet:   to fondle
Mall:   Mally
Manteele:   a mantle
Mark:   merk:   an old Scots coin (13 1-3d sterling)
Mashlum:   of mixed meal
Maskin-pat:   the teapot
Maukin:   a hare
Maun:   must
Maunna:   mustn't
Maut:   malt
Mavis:   the thrush
Mawin:   mowing
Mawn:   mown
Mawn:   a large basket
Mear:   a mare
Meikle:   mickle:   muckle:   much:   great
Melder:   a grinding corn
Mell:   to meddle
Melvie:   to powder with meal-dust
Men':   mend
Mense:   tact:   discretion:   politeness
Menseless:   unmannerly
Merle:   the blackbird
Merran:   Marian
Mess John:   Mass John:   the parish priest:   the minister
Messin:   a cur:   a mongrel
Midden:   a dunghill
Midden-creels:   manure-baskets
Midden dub:   midden puddle
Midden-hole:   a gutter at the bottom of the dunghill
Milking shiel:   the milking shed
Mim:   prim:   affectedly meek
Mim-mou'd:   prim-lipped
Min':   mind:   remembrance
Mind:   to remember:   to bear in mind
Minnie:   mother
Mirk:   dark
Misca':   to miscall:   to abuse
Mishanter:   mishap
Mislear'd:   mischievous:   unmannerly
Mistak:   mistake
Misteuk:   mistook
Mither:   mother
Mixtie-maxtie:   confused
Monie:   many
Mools:   crumbling earth:   grave
Moop:   to nibble:   to keep close company:   to meddle
Mottie:   dusty
Mou':   the mouth
Moudieworts:   moles
Muckle:   v meikle
Muslin-kail:   beefless broth
Mutchkin:   an English pint