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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Daiblet, Dablet, n. [ME. deblet (Wyclif), OF. deablot, dim. of deable, diable. Cf. Deblat.] A little devil, an imp. — a1605 Montg. Flyt. 399 (T).
Then wilfullie voitit the weirdis in ane voce The deid of that daiblet [H. dablet]
Ib. 535.
The din of that daiblet raisit the devillis

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