A vatted malt is a type of whisky made by mixing a variety of single malts. It is at
a level between a blend and a single malt in terms of quality and price.
A vennel is a lane or alley.
the vennels of Edinburgh's Old Town
The term is often found in street names such as Friars Vennel or South Vennel.
The word comes from the French venelle.
In Orkney and Shetland a voe is a small bay or narrow creek.
The Isle of Balta all but fills the mouth of the voe.
The word often forms part of place names, such as Sullom Voe or Sandsound Voe.
The word comes from Old Norse.
vratch (rhymes with batch)
A vratch is a Northeastern word meaning a despicable or pitiable person.
The word is a local form of wretch