(noun, verb)


1. (obsolete) Person (in all senses).

2. (obsolete, biological) Sex; gender.

3. (Now chiefly dialectal, Scotland) Order; estate; rank; degree; holy or religious orders.

4. (Now chiefly dialectal, Scotland) State; condition; quality; kind.

5. (geology) The slope of a vein or fault from the vertical; the complement of the dip


1. (transitive, obsolete) To ordain; consecrate; admit to a religious order.

2. (geology) To slope from the vertical