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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).

KNUT, n.2 A marble.Mry. 1897 J. Mackinnon Braefoot Sk. 105:
“Yon's 'is knut.” “'Tis not, man. Ye niver moved me.”

[Phs. a child's adaptation of nut, from similarity in size and colour.]

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