couthie

adjective
couth·ie | \ˈkü-thē \

Definition of couthie 

chiefly Scotland

First Known Use of couthie

1719, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for couthie

Middle English couth familiar, from Old English cūth — more at uncouth

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coutel

coûte que coûte

couth

couthie

coutil

couture

couturier

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