Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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BLITTERO, n. Something of a very thin composition — e.g. porridge. Ork. 1929 Marw.:
That's just air (some small quantity) o' b[littero].

[Cf. Blitter, n.3, Bluiter, v.1, 2 (3), and Bluiter, n.2, 1 (1). Cf. O.Icel. bleyta, mud, mire (Marw.).]

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