Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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

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

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