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First published 1986 (DOST Vol. VI).
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Quhidd(e)rand, ppl. adj. [Quhidder v. Cf. Quhidderingppl. adj.] a. Making a whizzing sound. b. Applied to the sound of thunder. — 1513 Doug. v ix 29.
Ȝong Hippocaon … A quhidderand [L. stridente] arow leyt spang fra the stryng
c1590 J. Stewart 55/76.
As thunder thuds vith quhiddrand reard he ran

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