Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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BLOIT, n. [blɔɪt]

1. Sudden movement of the bowels, diarrhœa. Kcb.2 1928 says: “It is not a common word.” Given as obs. for Gall. in E.D.D. Suppl. 1905. Gall. 1824  MacTaggart Gallov. Encycl. 81:
You're, ye are not worth a t[ur]d, Ye seem tae hae the sk[itte]r, Or bloit this day.

2. Used as a contemptuous term for a person. Ags.(D) 1894  J. B. Salmond My Man Sandy (1899) xi.;
1 :
“Is't l-b-w., ye stewpid auld bloit?” said the impident little wisgan [vision] o' a captain.

3. Failure, “mess.” Ags. 1934 1 :
He's made a reg'lar bloit o' the bisness.

[See Blout.]

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