Definition of Shottles
1. shottle [n] - See also: shottle
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shottles
shots on goal
shots to nothing
shottles (current term)
Literary usage of Shottles
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Extracts from the Records of the Burgh of Glasgow ... A. D. 1573-17 by Glasgow (Scotland), James David Marwick, Robert Renwick (1908)
"... Scots monie, for makeing ane cabinet cay|,ct Of of shottles to hold the tounes ... and for furnish ing shottles. timber and other necessaris therto, ..."
2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"Hasty, short-tempered. He's so short-mettled, there's no saying owt to him. shottles, s.—Rails which fit into the morticed holes of the post in a fence. ..."
3. Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott by John Gibson Lockhart (1901)
"... should be arranged tastefully for antiquities, etc., like the inside of an antique cabinet, with drawers and shottles, and funny little arches. ..."
4. Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English: Containing Words from the by Thomas Wright (1857)
"shottles, s. Bars passing through mortised holes in posts. Line. SHOTTS, s. A species of small trout. Cornw. SHOT-WINDOW, ». A projecting window. SHOUGH, s. ..."
5. Publications of the Scottish History Society by Scottish History Society (1890)
"... his owne proper debt to evidence wch I have his bond of releif wch lyes in on of the shottles of my ..."
6. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1848)
"... how last these movements drive the crossing shottles of sympathy, till, before the day closes, you find the honds of good-fellowship closely woven. ..."