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saft

/sæft/
adjective
1.
a Scot word for soft
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  • It would be 'saft,' no doubt, climbing the Law, but the bonfire must be lighted.

  • That he had "lee'd" to no purpose and got a "saft" name for it was a blow to his pride.

    Greyfriars Bobby Eleanor Atkinson
  • His banes is but saft yet, There wasna a dry steek on him or he wan half the lenth o' the first bout.

    David Elginbrod George MacDonald
  • Moreover, it was an indirect rebuke to the “saft” way the others acted about her.

    The Backwoodsmen Charles G. D. Roberts
  • Glad to see ye baith looking sae weel—it's ay a saft night when we are about.

  • She arrived at Golspie, an open motor-car was waiting for her, and it was saft.

    The Angel of Pain E. F. Benson
  • Come round here, Mr. Walkinshaw,—I trow yell fin this a saft easy seat,—well do I ken what it is to be saddle-sick mysel.

    The Entail John Galt
  • He's but a saft ane; but I fear he'll no hae onything on him this time.

  • It was one of the 'saft days' common in the Highlands, and, not being ducks, the two households had remained within doors.

    Lover or Friend Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • Dinna think though I hae been saft wi' you a' along, that I'll ay be like that.

    The Underworld James C. Welsh

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