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First published 1971 (SND Vol. VIII).
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SHUET, n. Also shooet, shewet (Sc. 1700 Sc. Register (1794) 227). Sc. forms of Eng. suet (Rxb. c.1800 Mem. S. Sibbald (Hett 1926) 203; Abd. 1922 G. P. Dunbar Whiff o' Doric 17; Ags. 1925 Forfar Dispatch (3 Dec.) 3; ne.Sc., Slg., Dmb., Lnk. 1970). [′ʃuət]

[Forms in sh- are found also in 16–17th c. Eng. See S, letter, 6., (1) (I).]

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