Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

from 1976 supplement

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OOBIT, n. Add variants wobart (Ags. 1808 Jam.), wubbit (Kcb. 1907 Gallovidian No. 33. 31). Add to defin.: Also attrib. feeble, decayed (Ags. 1808 Jam., woba(r)t). Comb. wobart-like, having a withered or faded look (Ib.). Add quot.: Kcb. 1907 Gallovidian No. 33. 31:
A queer wee bit body cam' to our toon-en'— A wubbit nae mair than the hicht o' a pourie.

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