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a Scot word for dead
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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  • When he returned next morning, the little girl met him at the stair-head, and said, Shes deid.

    Spare Hours John Brown
  • I think whiles I'm jist like are o' them 'at ye ca' deid: I'm no awa; I'm only deid!

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • Or to what end should he have deid for thee, yf any werkis of thine might have saved thee?

  • Gien it hadna been for you, I wud have been deid: I was waur nor deid a'ready!

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • The next news we got, the puir laddie was deid o' influenzy and buried somewhere about France.

    Huntingtower John Buchan
  • I warnt him against it, an' I telt him his ither wumman was deid but sax months.

    St. Cuthbert's Robert E. Knowles
  • The bairnies aroond the kirkyaird gie'd it to pay the police no' to mak' Bobby be deid.

    Greyfriars Bobby Eleanor Atkinson
  • As lang 's I dinna believe 'at he's deid, I can keep him i' my prayers.

    Robert Falconer George MacDonald
  • Ay, he's deid: maybe that's what'll be troublin' yer sicht, daddy.

  • I dream aboot him whiles sae lifelike that I canna believe him deid.

    Robert Falconer George MacDonald

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