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adjective, adverb
a Scot word for very
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  • Ye're all verra weel in a subordinate position, but dinna ye aspire to more than beseems your abeelities.

    The King of Schnorrers Israel Zangwill
  • A man's a man 'at dis what's richt, what's pleasin to the verra hert o' richt.

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • He lived to a verra great age, an' for many years they who did'na ken the story o' his early life ha'e ca'd him Wanderin' Davy.

    Stories and Sketches Harriet S. Caswell
  • They appruved o' the verra thing 'at he was nae doot sorry for.

    David Elginbrod George MacDonald
  • "That's verra onlikely," said M'Pherson with a calmness that was intensely irritating to Gray.

    The Bushranger's Secret Mrs. Henry Clarke
  • "It's a verra bad business for me," said Macpherson ruefully.

  • "Ye're no verra friendly," MacFife said, his burr even more pronounced.

    Rip Foster in Ride the Gray Planet Harold Leland Goodwin
  • You put me verra much in mind of one of my collies—I declare if you don't!

    The Story of Wool Sara Ware Bassett
  • A 've nae suner got hame aifter ma accident but ye're tormentin' me on the verra road wi' yir Session.

  • But it's only because Gourlay has tyraneezed her verra soul.

    The House with the Green Shutters George Douglas Brown

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