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haet

[ heyt ]
/ heɪt /
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noun Scot.
a little bit; a whit.
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How to use haet in a sentence

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

  • 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
Scot a whit; iota; the least amount

Word Origin for haet

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