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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).

MEETH, adj. Modest, mild, gentle (s.Sc. 1825 Jam.). Arch.s.Sc. 1897 E. Hamilton Outlaws xi.:
My meeth callant, so that's the way the wind blows.

[Early Mid.Eng. mǣðe, id.]

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