Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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AT, adv.1 In s.Sc. at after verbs is used as an adv. to express continuance of the action = on, away. Cf. next word. Rxb.(D) 1927  E. C. Smith Braid Haaick 7:
Hei blethert an blethert at, till A thocht ei'd never devall'd. — It may rain at, for ochts A care! — Lauch at!

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