Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
1. A spot, a blot; a patch of ground, etc., different from its surroundings.
Sh. 1866 Edm. Gl.;
“A mouldy blett” black muddy soil at the head of a bay, or the mouth of a burn. Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928):
Dirty spot on cloth, dirty bletts. 1914 Ib.;
“A green b[lett],” a grass-grown plot on a stretch of heather and . . . “a steni b[lett],” a stony plot of ground. Ork. 1929 Marw.:
“A b[lett] o' oo (wool)” lying on the grass; a “b[lett] o' ware,” patch of seaweed on grass.
2. Used derisively.
“Great bletts o' feet”; a “great b[lett] o' a plate, boat, etc.”
3. Of snow: a large flake.
Great bletts o' snaa on the window.
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