Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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CLASH-TAE, n. comb. Cohabitation (Fif.10 1937). Cf. Preen-tae, idem. Ayr. 1887  J. Service Dr Duguid 113:
Granny Dickson, the howdie, . . . had ta'en up with him in his younger days, — though I do not think there ever was ony marriage, but juist a clash-tae.

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