carse, kas noun hay la19 Compare cass etymology: possibly connected with Scots ‘a stretch of low alluvial land along the banks of some rivers’; form carse attested by Galloway Tinkler-Gypsies and collected by Joseph F G S Lucas from Kirk Yetholm Gypsies; form kas collected by Rev John Baird from Kirk Yetholm Gypsies note:

Smart & Crofton (1875) collected the form Kas with the same meaning from English Gypsies.