Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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AUCHTY, AUGHTY, num.adj. and n. Sc. form of eighty. [′ɑxt I.Sc., n.Sc., e. and wm.Sc.] Edb. 1822  R. Wilson Poems 20:
But now it's aughty years an' mair Sin' I cam this way thro' the air.

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