‘… a kaleidoscope of dissolving views of the many phases of our national life.’
— William Grant, first Editor of the Scottish National Dictionary
The Historical Thesaurus of Scots (HTS) is a new online resource which aims to categorise the vocabulary of Scots, from the earliest records to the present, according to semantic field. The project is currently in a pilot phase, focusing on selected categories that are rich in Scots vocabulary, such as sports & games, food, and weather. A pilot version of the HTS, covering this initial range of categories, will be made available via this website in September 2015.