blate

1
[ bleyt ]
/ bleɪt /

adjective Chiefly Scot.

bashful; shy.

Origin of blate

1
before 1000; Old English blāt livid, pallid, (of a sound) low (not found in ME)

Related forms

blate·ly, adverbblate·ness, noun
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