Complete Poems and Songs of Robert Burns

Glossary : R

Rab:   rob
Rade:   rode
Raep:   a rope
Ragweed:   ragwort
Raibles:   recites by rote
Rair:   to roar
Rairin:   roaring
Rair't:   roared
Raise:   rase:   rose
Raize:   to excite:   anger
Ramfeezl'd:   exhausted
Ramgunshoch:   surly
Ram-stam:   headlong
Randie:   lawless:   obstreperous
Randie:   randy:   a scoundrel:   a rascal
Rant:   to rollick:   to roister
Rants:   merry meetings; rows
Rape:   v raep
Raploch:   homespun
Rash:   a rush
Rash-buss:   a clump of rushes
Rashy:   rushy
Rattan:   rattoon:   a rat
Ratton-key:   the rat-quay
Raucle:   rough:   bitter:   sturdy
Raught:   reached
Raw:   a row
Rax:   to stretch:   to extend
Ream:   cream:   foam
Ream:   to cream:   to foam
Reave:   to rob
Rebute:   rebuff
Red:   advised:   afraid
Red:   rede:   to advise:   to counsel
Red-wat-shod:   red-wet-shod
Red-wud:   stark mad
Reek:   smoke
Reekie:   reeky:   smoky
Reestit:   scorched
Reestit:   refused to go
Reif:   theiving
Remead:   remedy
Rickles:   small stacks of corn in the fields
Rief:   plunder
Rig:   a ridge
Riggin:   the roof-tree:   the roof
Rigwoodie:   lean
Rin:   to run
Ripp:   a handful of corn from the sheaf
Ripplin-kame:   the wool or flax comb
Riskit:   cracked
Rive:   to split:   to tear:   to tug:   to burst
Rock:   a distaff
Rockin:   a social meeting
Roon:   round:   shred
Roose:   to praise:   to flatter
Roose:   reputation
Roosty:   rusty
Rottan:   a rat
Roun':   round
Roupet:   exhausted in voice
Routh:   v rowth
Routhie:   well-stocked
Row:   rowe:   to roll; to flow:   as a river; to wrap
Rowte:   to low:   to bellow
Rowth:   plenty:   a store
Rozet:   resin
Run-deils:   downright devils
Rung:   a cudgel
Runkl'd:   wrinkled
Runt:   a cabbage or colewort stalk
Ryke:   to reach