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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).
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BOST, n.2 “A short spell of bad weather” (Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928); 1914 Angus Gl.).

[Allied to Norw. bausta, and busta, to rush violently on (Jak.).]

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"Bost n.2". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 31 Jan 2023 <http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/bost_n2>

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