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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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(Hete,) Heit, Heyt, a. [Var. of Hate a. or Het a., with the vowel of Hete n. and v.] Hot. — 1549 Compl. 24/11.
The heyt feueir
Ib. 67/21.
Fumeterre, that tempris ane heyt lyuyr
1571 Misc. Bann. C. III. 125.
I tuke the baithe … preparit with heit watter
c1590 J. Stewart 41/410.
From the caldest Caucasus … to heittest part of Ynd
a1605 Montg. Ch. & Slae 437.
Ore hich, ore law, … Ore heit, or ȝit ore cauld
1607 Misc. Spald. C. II. 221.
For eschewing of heit stryffe and contentioune

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