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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).

BLOOTER, n. (See quot.) [′blutər, ′blɔutər (Marw.)]Ork. 1929 Marw.; Bnff.2 1935:
Blooter, a wet mass or jelly, a mess of some soft wet substance; e.g. “it was a' lyan i' a b[looter].”

[O.N. blautr, soft, wet (Zoëga). Norw. blauta, wet or swampy place (Marw.). Cf. O.Sc. blout, barren, bare, Du. bloot, id., Blout, n., 1 (5), and Bluiter, n.2, (1).]

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