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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Blaster, Blaister, v. [f. Blast,v.] a. intr. To blow in blasts. b. tr. (with all to-). To scatter by blowing. a1500 Rauf C. 28.
Ithand wedderis of the eist draif on sa fast, It all to-blaisterit and blew that thairin baid
1513 Doug. i. iii. 16.
A blastrand bub … Gan our the forschip in the bak saill dyng

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