Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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DUIST, Doost, Dist, adv. Bwk. and s.Sc. forms of Eng. just (Bwk. 1942 Wettstein, Dmf. 1925 W. A. Scott in Trans. Dmf. and Gall. Antiq. Soc. 23, duist; Rxb. 1923 Watson W.-B., duist, dist). [dyst, dɪst, dust] Dmf. 1891  J. Corrie in Trans. Dmf. and Gall. Antiq. Soc. 76:
I'm doost no gaun, for, ye see, I had made up my min' tae gang tae the fair.

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