Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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MELT, v.2 To bruise or crush without breaking the skin (Sh. 1914 Angus Gl.). See also Blumelt. Sh. 1899  Shetland News (1 April):
I believe A'm blue meltid me knees an' elbiks.
Sh. 1908  Jak. (1928):
I'm melted my finger. I'm gotten my finger melted.

[Faer. melta, id.]

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