Definition of buirdly:
Synonyms for buirdly:
Here and there one meets with a distinctly Highland picture- in the deep dark glens down Moffatdale, for instance, but in the main they exhibit " the sonsie, good- humoured, buirdly look," for which Dr. " Rab" Brown expressed the liveliest predilection.- "In the Border Country", W. S. (William Shillinglaw) Crockett.
- "From a Terrace in Prague", Lieut.-Col. B. Granville Baker.
To his face she referred to him as a doited sumph, but to Grizel pleading for him she admitted that despite his warts and quarrelsome legs he was a great big muckle sonsy, stout, buirdly well set up, wise- like, havering man.- "Tommy and Grizel", J.M. Barrie.