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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Grat, a. [Var. of Grait, Grate.] Great. — 1510 Aberd. Sheriff Ct. I. 102.
The tymmer werk of the grat stepile of the cathedral kirk
1518 Glenartney Doc.
Quhare he … has takin grat diligence in the use … of the samin
c1590 Fowler II. 121/12.
The interprises of grat things

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