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haud

/hɔːd; hʌd/
verb, noun
1.
a Scot word for hold1
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  • "haud ma haun, guid-wife," his voice upborne by the buoyancy of death.

    St. Cuthbert's Robert E. Knowles
  • "haud yer tongue," replied Hendry, who was having the worst of the game.

    A Window in Thrums

    J. M. Barrie
  • But Auld Jock had bade him "haud 'is gab" there, as in Greyfriars kirkyard.

    Greyfriars Bobby Eleanor Atkinson
  • He hasna as muckle sense as a cow could haud in her faulded nieve.

    The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop
  • To "haud the gate" is to "maintain the even tenor of your way."

    The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop
  • It will haud out an honest man, but naething 'll haud out a rogue.

    The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop
  • "haud that," and he thrust the torch in the Frenchman's hand.

    Doom Castle Neil Munro
  • Am I to gang hame wi' a lassie to haud me oot o' the gutters?

    Robert Falconer George MacDonald
  • Gie me grace to haud him ticht, that he may be to the praise o' thy glory for ever an' ever.

    Robert Falconer George MacDonald
  • He canna gang him lane, but he'll gang wi' onybody—and haud up wi' him.'

    Robert Falconer George MacDonald

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