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

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(Greting,) Greitt-, Greeting, ppl. a. [Grete v.1] Weeping, crying. — With greitting eyes vaiting for ws in the coaste of the heavenlie countrie; King Cat. 39.
To remove greeting bairns furth of the kirk; 1616 Perth Kirk S. 271,
Ib. 288.
Away with him, he is a greeting devil; 1676 Blair Autob. 210.

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