coot

Part of speech: noun

A rail - like aquatic bird.

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Usage examples "coot":

  1. Mistress Partan is a coot 'oman when she 'll pe coot- fery coot when she 'll be coot. - "Malcolm", George MacDonald.
  2. Miss Horn will pe hafing coot reasons tat Mistress Stewart 'll not can pe your mother. - "Malcolm", George MacDonald.
  3. I hope it's a coot w'an, Tonald, for the notions that usually git into it might stop there with advantage. - "The Big Otter", R.M. Ballantyne.