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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).

CAT, v.3 To become exhausted. Cf. Ket, v.2Kcb. 1815 J. Gerrond Poems 70:
Some barelegged, some wear hosens, Some in clogs and some in shoon; Whiles I've seen unfreely boshens Cat and tire lang or 'twas noon.

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