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blate1

[bleyt] /bleɪt/
adjective, Chiefly Scot.
1.
bashful; shy.
Origin of blate1
1000
before 1000; Old English blāt livid, pallid, (of a sound) low (not found in ME)
Related forms
blately, adverb
blateness, noun
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