• (obsolete) Person (in all senses).
  • (Now chiefly dialectal, Scotland) State; condition; quality; kind.
  • (geology) The slope of a vein or fault from the vertical; the complement of the dip
  • (Now chiefly dialectal, Scotland) Order; estate; rank; degree; holy or religious orders.
  • (obsolete, biological) Sex; gender.


  • (transitive, obsolete) To ordain; consecrate; admit to a religious order.
  • (geology) To slope from the vertical

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