haet

[ heyt ]

nounScot.
  1. a little bit; a whit.

Words Nearby haet

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How to use haet in a sentence

  • There's not a haet that happens at the Gourlays but she clypes.

    The House with the Green Shutters | George Douglas Brown
  • Na, said the Leddy, if thats the gait ot, ye shall haet as ye will haet.

    The Entail | John Galt
  • The Kahse-haet was named from the head of a cow being brought there from a wreck off the coast in which the animal was drowned.

    The Story of Sitka | C. L. Andrews

British Dictionary definitions for haet

haet

/ (het) /


noun
  1. Scot a whit; iota; the least amount

Origin of haet

1
C16: originally in the phrase deil hae' it devil have it

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