Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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AIT, n.3 (See quot.) Mearns 1825 Jam.2:
Ait, a custom, a habit; especially used of a bad one.

[Cf. Norw. dial. ætt, a mark or trace of a thing (Aasen). See also Falk and Torp. See Ett.]

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