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nikki

20th January 2013, 15:54
'Ouk' is Scots for week.
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joan

20th January 2013, 15:56
Thanks, both of you. I'd never heard of 'ouk' for week!
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jazzgirl

22nd January 2013, 08:34
8d alow (almost aglow) Meaning the opposite of aloft
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jazzgirl

22nd January 2013, 08:41
and is Scottish for ablaze(on fire)
(Chambers 20th century)
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joan

22nd January 2013, 09:30
Jazzgirl, thanks - I saw 'alow' given on AB the other day, so went with that.
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frameshift

22nd January 2013, 10:41
The answer is certainly ALOW, Scottish for ablaze, Chambers 20th Century dictionary. Word play however, is: A lo (t) w, i.e.nearly a lot (many) with w for won. Cheers.
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jazzgirl

22nd January 2013, 10:50
Thanks frameshift for the wordplay. Just couldn't quite see it
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