Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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ETT, Eet, n. Habit, custom (Ags. 1825 Jam.2); “more generally used in a bad sense as ill etts, — eets, bad habits” (Fif. 1825 Ib.). See also Ait, n.3, id.

[For Lait, habit, custom, by wrong division of the comb. ill-laits.]

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