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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).
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BLAWTHIR, n. Wet weather. [′blɑ:ðɪr]Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff. 12:
We've hid sad blawthir o' weather for a file back.

[Cf. bllowthir s.v. Blowder, n., 1, and Blatter, n. (2).]

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