/ (diːd) /
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a Scot word for dead
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How to use deid in a sentence
He rolled over and over, begged, vaulted the low hurdle of his master's arm, and played "deid."
A little gasp, and a wee sob, and an awed question: "Is gude Auld Jock deid, daddy?"
The bairnies aroond the kirkyaird gie'd it to pay the police no' to mak' Bobby be deid.
When he returned next morning, the little girl met him at the stair-head, and said, Shes deid.Spare Hours|John Brown
I was in deid earnest, an' I'm richt, as ye'll maybe live to prove.The Guinea Stamp|Annie S. Swan