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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).
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'ERE, adv. n.Sc. form of Eng. there. See P.L.D. §§ 139, 158.Cai. 1909 D. Houston 'E Silkie Man 8:
Here an' 'ere wis buckies an' bits o' vrackid wud.
Abd. 1930 Buchan Obs. (18 Dec.):
The practice to-day is to drop the initial “th”, as in . . . 'ere (there).

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