Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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RUIT, n., v. I. Sc. form of Eng. root. Also fig. Dundee 1989 W. N. Herbert in Joy Hendry Chapman 55-6 93:
An Eh maun pingil wi thi gress
an hunt ut fur ma dennir
snittlin oot thi bittir ruit
that sings Eh am nae sinnir.
Abd. 2000 Sheena Blackhall The Singing Bird 36:
Ma needles stot on bowsters o breeze;
Ma sap creeps up on the sookers o ma reets
In quaet jubilation

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