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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Girt, a. [Var. of Grit a., also in mod. Eng. dialects.] Great. — a1568 Balnavis Bann. MS. 138 a/7.
Suppois girt drouth cum in ȝour mouth
(a1570-86 Dunb.) Maitl. F. xxxiii. 7.
God wait gif scho was girt and fat
Ib. l. 114.
In to hell girt rowme he tuik
1655 Soc. Ant. XXX. 18.
Thrie girt kye and ane stirke

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