In trying to squeeze every last bawbee out of the situation he has created, Scott is behaving exactly as he did when he ran the club.
I'll wager a silver bawbee that my horse can outrun yours to the MacBaron borders.
So, beating down Bell from his upset price of fourpence to six bawbees , I pushed the treasure carelessly in my pocket, and never stopped till I was in a lonely place by Tyne-side and secure from observation.
In any given year only some contracts are up for renewal come the end of May, and a minority of players may resist moving on to an incentive-based pay plan while colleagues continue to earn their bawbees just for showing face.
It believes the bawbees can be put to better use.
Gaolers were amateurs and for a few bawbees you could escape.
I supported the party loyally for 35 years, often representing it in elections and, even more often, giving it my bawbees , both at local and national level.