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

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Kyte, n.1 [Also in the mod. Sc. and north. Eng. dial.: ? cf. mod. Icel. kýta stomach of a fish, roe (Blöndal) and mod. Orkney dial. kitpock id.,? rather than e.m.Du. and Flem. kijte, kiete (Kilian), var. of MDu. cute, cuyte fleshy part of the body, etc., MLG. kût fleshy part, entrails.] The belly or stomach. — Swa wes confessioun ordanit first, Thocht Codrus kyte suld cleue and birst; Lynd. Kitteis Conf. 140.
[He] could not content his emptie kyte, Nor quenche his greidy appetyte; Rob Stene 3.

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