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haud

verb, noun
  1. a Scot word for hold 1
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Examples from the Web for haud

Historical Examples of haud

  • "Haud ma haun, guid-wife," his voice upborne by the buoyancy of death.

    St. Cuthbert's

    Robert E. Knowles

  • "Haud yer tongue," replied Hendry, who was having the worst of the game.

    A Window in Thrums

    J. M. Barrie

  • But Auld Jock had bade him "haud 'is gab" there, as in Greyfriars kirkyard.

    Greyfriars Bobby

    Eleanor Atkinson

  • He hasna as muckle sense as a cow could haud in her faulded nieve.

    The Proverbs of Scotland

    Alexander Hislop

  • To "haud the gate" is to "maintain the even tenor of your way."

    The Proverbs of Scotland

    Alexander Hislop