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

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Scheth, n.3 [Late ME schett a bar or bolt; Schet v. Cf. 18th c. Eng. shut a join, mend, splice (1721).] ? A crease. — They … confessit that they were drawing schethis furth of the claith whilk it had gotten [at] the mill; but naither were of mind nor purpose to draw the samin aither in length or breid for defraud of ony man; 1558–9 Old Dundee II 329.

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