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First published 1974 (SND Vol. IX).
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STUTHE, n. Also stuve. The stump of a rainbow, esp. one seen on the sea and thought to presage bad weather (Kcd. c.1850 T.S.D.C. (1921)).

[Prob. corruptions by wrong division of wolf's tuith, id. See Tuith, n., 2, and Wolf.]

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"Stuthe n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 22 May 2024 <>



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