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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Fayte, north-eastern dial. var. of quhyte Quhete n. (wheat). — 1585 Misc. Spald. C. iv. 72.
The thrid of the fayte of the abbasie of Arbrothe
The thrid of the fayte of the bischoprik of Brichin

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