Hairy

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Hairy (or Herry)

Traditional Glesga word describing a young girl from the lower classes.


See that wee hairy - she's a pure midden man, she'll gobble yer baws fur 10 Regal.
That young girl is from the lower classes, you might have some fun if you give her a 10 pack of cigarettes.


Extra Info

This word was used a lot in the book No Mean City, a story about life in the Gorbals and folk living in poverty. Even those wummin wouldn't have went out without a hat. The Hairys were the lowest of the low as they went oot bare-headed because they coodny afford a hat.