Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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BLUACHIE, BLUEACHTIE, adj. Bluish. Often in combs. [′bl(j)uəx(t)] Bnff. 1935 2 :
Also in combs., as bluachie-grey.
Abd.(D) 1921  R. L. Cassie Doric Ditties 23:
Blueachtie was his weel-worn smock, Wi' skirps o' clay fell teuch.
Abd. 1932  D. Campbell Bamboozled 65:
Ye'll min' aboot Soloman, yon bluachieslate tam-cat ma mither hed?

[Blue + Gael. suff. -ach + dim. -ie, the t being excrescent.]

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