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First published 1971 (DOST Vol. IV).
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(Nesit,) Neased, a. Having a nose of a specified kind. — 1600-1610 Melvill 64.
Twa read-nebbit teades … , they ar the twa read-neased compeditours of our collage

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"Nesit adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 20 May 2024 <>



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