Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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RED, n. The track on a beach up which boats are pulled to a trench above water level (Ork. 1929 Marw.; Cai. 1967); the channel alongside a jetty where boats land (Ib.).

[Etym. doubtful. Phs. specif. usages of Raid, n.]

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"Red n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 16 Nov 2018 <>



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