Nowadays, kilts are more often seen at Highland Games or on special occasions, than worn as every-day wear.
- "Breeks" - trousers (derived from breeches)
- "Bauchle" - a shabby or worn out shoe though nowadays a "wee bauchle" describes a small, shabby person
- "Flash" - this is the garter tab on a kilt stocking (worn by a "kiltie" - someone wearing a kilt)
- "Sark" - a shirt, made famous in the Burn's poem "Tam O' Shanter" where "Cutty Sark" is the name of the witch who wore a short (cutty) shirt (sark).
- "Simmit" - underneath your sark you would wear a "semmit" or vest.
- "Teenie frae Troon" - describes an oddly dressed woman. Alternatively she may be described as "Teenie frae the neeps" - neeps are turnips!
- "Toorie bunnet" - a hat or cap with a bobble on it, especially the knitted bobble-hat which looks like a tea cosy. "Toorie" is a diminutive of "toor" the Scots word for a tower.
- "Weel happit" - warmly dressed to keep out the cold.
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