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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Det, Dett, a. [ME. dett (a 1340), dette, ad. L. dēbitus after Det,n.] Due. — 1533 Gau 88/8.
To quhome al lowine and honour is det
1533 Boece ii. iii. 61.
This kinrik … baith be richt of thare fader and me … is to thame dett

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