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Braes o' Killicrankie Whare hae y been sae braw, lad? Whare hae y been sae brankie, O? Whare hae y been sae braw, lad Cam ye by Killicrankie, O? cho: An had ye been where I hae been Ye wad-na been sae cantie (cheerful), O An ye had seen what I hae seen I' the braes o' Killicrankie, O. I faught at land, I faught at sea At hame I faught my auntie O But I met the devil and Dundee On the braes o' Killicrankie, O. The bauld Pitcur fell in a furr The Clavers got a clankie, O Or I had fed an Athol gled On the braes o' Killicrankie, O. O fie, Mackay, what gart ye lie I' the bush ayont the brankie, O Ye's better kiss'd King Willie's loof (hand) Than come to Killicrankie, O> It's nae shame, it's nae shame It's nae shame to shank (send off) ye, O There's sour slaes (sloes) on Athol Braes And deils at Killicrankie, O. From Scotttish & Border Battles & Ballads, Brander RG
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