by Robert Burns


      Pack an' thick, confidential.      Paidle, to paddle, to wade; to walk with a weak action.      Paidle, nail-bag.      Painch, the paunch.      Paitrick, a partridge; used equivocally of a wanton girl.      Pang, to cram.      Parishen, the parish.      Parritch, porridge.      Parritch-pats, porridge-pots.      Pat, pot.      Pat, put.      Pattle, pettle, a plow-staff.      Paughty, haughty.      Paukie, pauky, pawkie, artful, sly.      Pechan, the stomach.      Pechin, panting, blowing.      Penny-fee, wage in money.      Penny-wheep, small beer.      Pettle, v. pattle.      Philibeg, the Highlander's kilt.      Phraisin, flattering, wheedling.      Phrase, to flatter, to wheedle.      Pickle, a few, a little.      Pint (Scots), three imperial pints.      Pit, put.      Placads, proclamations.      Plack, four pennies (Scots).      Plackless, penniless.      Plaiden, coarse woolen cloth.      Plaister, plaster.      Plenish'd, stocked.      Pleugh, plew, a plow.      Pliskie, a trick.      Pliver, a plover.      Pock, a poke, a bag, a wallet.      Poind, to seize, to distrain, to impound.      Poortith, poverty.      Pou, to pull.      Pouch, pocket.      Pouk, to poke.      Poupit, pulpit.      Pouse, a push.      Poussie, a hare (also a cat).      Pouther, powther, powder.      Pouts, chicks.      Pow, the poll, the head.      Pownie, a pony.      Pow't, pulled.      Pree'd, pried (proved), tasted.      Preen, a pin.      Prent, print.      Prie, to taste.      Prief, proof.      Priggin, haggling.      Primsie, dim. of prim, precise.      Proveses, provosts.      Pu', to pull.      Puddock-stools, toadstools, mushrooms.      Puir, poor.      Pun', pund, pound.      Pursie, dim. of purse.      Pussie, a hare.      Pyet, a magpie.      Pyke, to pick.      Pyles, grains.