Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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BAD(D), BAUD, n. “An article of clothing” (Edm.). “A suit of clothes” (Jak.). (See Bit and baid.) Sh. 1898  Shet. News in E.D.D. Suppl.:
I warn da best baud is ootermist wi da grittest pairt o' dem.
Sh.(D) 1916  Burgess Rasmie's Smaa Murr Jooly 21:
Da tikkest claith badd taks da langest ta dry.

[Origin obscure.]

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