Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

from 2005 supplement

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BEDS, n. Add quots.: Sc. 1976 Roderick Watson True History on the Walls 29:
so I never skipped at hopscotch peevers beddies in Aberdeen but fell for Rommel at the bottom of the garden...
Fif. 1985 Christopher Rush A Twelvemonth and a Day 75:
Breaking school rules, we would scale the wall, and watch the girls playing at their beds, their skipping-ropes, their rhymes and roundelays.

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