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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II). Includes material from the 2005 supplement.
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BLINT, v. “To shed a feeble glimmering light” (Abd. 1825 Jam.2).m.Sc. 1998 Lillias Forbes Turning a Fresh Eye 18:
The gantin Palace wa', rowed in deid-licht,
The peelie mune blintin ower cauld stane,
Ower wally een o beast or hoodie craw

[Cf. Blent and Blinter.]

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