Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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RUIT, v.2, n.2 I. 1. Sc. form of Eng root.Cai. 1992 James Miller A Fine White Stoor 234:
'They reeted and guttered in the engine.' He bent and twiddled his fingers as if he, too, was delving into the guts of a motor.

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