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[likht] /lɪxt/
noun, adjective, verb (used with or without object), adverb, Scot.
light1 .
Related forms
lichtly, adverb Unabridged
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  • Oh, her ee had a licht cam frae far 'yont the sun, And her tears cam frae deeper than salt seas run!

    Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood George MacDonald
  • I' the hoose ye're a licht an' a law, Jeanie, A servant like him that's abune: Oh!

    Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood George MacDonald
  • The “licht Braten,” as this entertainment is called, is one of the old customs of Hamburg now falling into disuse.

    A Tramp's Wallet William Duthie
  • There was no licht in't but what cam' noo an' than frae a low i' the fire.

    David Elginbrod George MacDonald
  • Sweeft as the eagle fa'ing upon his prey, fa's MacMuller, a licht o' joy in his een, his bullets twangin' like hairp-strings.

    Tam O' The Scoots Edgar Wallace
British Dictionary definitions for licht


noun, adjective, verb
a Scot word for light1 , light2
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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