Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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DAT, adj., pron., adv. I.Sc. form of that, both in St.Eng. and dial. usages. See P.L.D. § 165. Sh. 1928  J. Gray Lowrie an' da Wadder Forecast:
Hit's been alterin' dat fast.
Ork.(D) 1880  Dennison Sketch Bk. 3:
For he tankid de Lord for gaean' Charlie the kingdom an dat wus tankin him for what he niver deud.

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