Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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RUS, n. Also roos (Cai.). A strong wind, a storm, a spell of bad weather (Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928); Cai. 1968); fine rain accompanied by high wind (Cai. 1904 E.D.D.). [rus]

[Norw. dial. rusk, tumult, wet, windy weather, Sw. dial. rusk, fine rain, with loss of -k as in Ass, Buss, n.1, Pace, etc.]

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"Rus n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 5 Aug 2021 <https://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/rus>

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