A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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Beid, = be'd ‘be it’, with usual change of unstressed it to d. (Cf. Albeid, Dude, Ford, etc.) ‘Weill.’ quod the suallow, ‘ … hardlye beid’; Henr. Fab. 1799.
On ȝour saule beid; Id. III. 150/21.
I pray to God so beid; Stewart 30440.
On his awin perrell beid; Ib. 54678.
Gif thow dois nocht, on thy awin perrell beid; Freiris Berw. 541.
Gang with them, hardlie beid; Montg. Ch. & Slae 598.

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