Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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DA, def. art. Sh. form of Eng. the (Sh. 1866 Edm. Gl.; 1914 Angus Gl.; Sh.9 1947). See P.L.D. ยง 165. Sh.(D) 1924 T. Manson Humours Peat Comm. III. 181:
So, we'll see da moarn, if onything comes o da talk aboot da hens.

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