Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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FEERD, n., v. Also †fierd. Bch. forms of Eng. ford. The commoner form is fyoord, s.v. Fuird. Bch. 1804  W. Tarras Poems 3:
What ails thee, Robert? hath auld Sautie's wierd Fortauld that ye maun corse some luckless fierd?
Abd. 1929 4 :
“Reese the feerd's ye fin' 't.” Speak of place and people as you find them.
Abd. 1933 13 :
I feerdit it — passed through the water on foot.

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