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First published 1974 (SND Vol. IX).
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STIPPIT, adj. Also stipit (Ayr. 1885 J. Meikle Yachting Yarns 8), stippet (Lnk. 1927 G. Rae Where Falcons Fly xiii.), stuipet (Ayr. 1896 G. Umber Idylls 34); stiepit (Lnk. 1915 Rymour Club Misc. II. 149); steepid (Abd. 1927 T. McWilliam Around the Fireside 68; s.Sc. 1947 L. Derwent Clashmaclavers 72). Sc. forms of Eng. stupid (Gsw. 1877 A. G. Murdoch Laird's Lykewake 177; m.Sc. 1900 Chambers's Jnl. (22 Sept.) 685; Lth. 1926 Wilson Cent. Scot. 124; wm.Sc. 1935 Sc. One-Act Plays (Reid) 173; m. and s.Sc. 1971). [m.Sc. ′stɪpɪt; ne.Sc. †′stipɪd]

[For the phonology cf. P.L.D. §§ 35, 37, 128, showing direct influence from Fr. stupide. The -t forms have been assimilated to the pa.p. ending.]

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"Stippit adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 6 Dec 2022 <http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/stippit>

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