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British Dictionary definitions for pyat

pyat

pyot or pyet

Scot
noun
  1. the magpie
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adjective
  1. pied
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Word Origin

Middle English piot, from pie ²
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Examples from the Web for pyat

Historical Examples

  • An evil day for journalists and writers who do not out-Herod Blanqui and Pyat.

    The Parisians, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • With all manner of birds I was familiar, from the pyat to the water-wagtail.

  • One may divine whether Pyat was sparing of adjectives against the fugitive.

  • Pyat, whom he had often silenced with a word, abhorred him, and never ceased undermining his authority.