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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).

NOOT, n. A shinty ball (Sc. 1818 Sawers).Sc. 1887 Jam.:
The noot is a ball of hard wood turned and fitted for the game; and a nacket is a piece of wood, bone, or stone, used by players who have not a noot.

[A variant of Knot, n., 2., Knoit, n.1, 2.]

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