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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).
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WHILTER, n.1 Only in phr. a whilter o' a brae, of a shallow, rocky piece of ground (Ork. 1929 Marw.). [′ʍɪltər]

[Appar. a variant of Hulter, q.v. For wh- see W, letter, 7. (2) (i).]

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