Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

from 1976 supplement

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DISTRESS, n. Sc. usage: bad, stormy weather (Sh. 1975). Obs. in Eng. in 18th c. Sh. 1949  J. Gray Lowrie 54:
Man, Olie, da burn is fairly swalled dis moarnin efter da nicht o' distress.

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