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A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
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Brittill brattill, used to imitate the flapping of sails. — 1540 Lynd. Sat. 621.
Quhen all the sails playd brittill brattill

Brittill Brattill interj.

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