A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)
(Sithe,) Syth(e, n.1 Also: syith, syt. [Aphetic form of Assith n.] Satisfaction, usu. to get (one's) heart(‘s) sithe of (on), to obtain satisfaction or compensation from, to be revenged on. —
Ȝour bludie boist na syith can satisfie; G. Ball. 104.
He wald see his hart syt made of ma [more] in this toun; 1622 Dunferm. B. Rec. II 136.
Whither she hard the said Helen say, … I thank God I have gotten my hearts sythe now; 1649 Cupar Presb. 131.
The said John wes suire that he wold get his heart syth of everie one that wronged him; 1661 Elgin Rec. II 295.
Ye said that there was never one that angered you but you got your heart syth of them; 1661 Reid Auchterarder 221.
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