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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1968 (SND Vol. VII).
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PLATT, n. A blow, a stroke (n.Sc. 1825 Jam.).

[O.Sc. plat(t), id., c.1500, O.E. plœtt, a buffet, phs. ult. of the same orig. as Plat, sc. a flat blow, slap.]

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