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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).

'THOUT, prep. Also 'thoot. Aphetic forms of Without (m.Sc. 1975). Cf. Athoot, Ithoot. [θut]Bwk. 1801 “Bwk. Sandie” Poems 12:
'Thout fear or dread He onie sum wad freely lent.
Gall. 1824 MacTaggart Gallov. Encycl. 85:
E'en thout her, auld Borgue I wad adore.
Kcb. 1898 T. Murray Frae the Heather 102:
A' this he accomplished 'thoot sleepin'.
Uls. 1844 R. Huddleston Poems 73:
A ship 'Thout sail, like snorin' thun'er.

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