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D, dae, day, dee, die,
D [deː]
D, day
n. The fourth letter of the alphabet.
daw, daa, da,
daa [I. daː]
n. The lesser-spotted dogfish Scyliorhinus canicula.
dauchen, daachen, dauchie, dachie, dachy, dauchy, daachie, daachy, dauch, daach, dauk, daak, dalk, dauk, daik, dekk, dack,
daach [I. daːx]
also NN.b. daak [daːk]
v. To cease for a short time, to lull. NN.b. An interval in bad weather.
 
daachie
adj. Of ice: dull and sticky. Of people: flabby, inactive.
 
daachen
v. Of wind: to lull or abate.
dabbitie, dabbity,
dabbitie [ˈdabɪtɪ]
n. A chimney-piece ornament. China, knick-knacks. A small round toffee.
dabble, dabbelt, dabbled, dabble-dachie, dabble-dachy,
dabble [ˈdablˈdaxɪ]
v. To wrangle.
pt. pp. dabbelt adj. Bemused, distraught.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
dabble-dachie [ˈdablˈdaxɪ]: A person who splashes water while washing.
dacent, daicent, daecent, dassint, dascent, deicant, deesint, dacency, daicency, daecency, dacencie, daicencie, daecencie, undacent, undecent, ondaicent, undaicent, ondacent,
dacent [ˈdesənt, NN.b. ˈdei-]
adj. Decent.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
dacency [ˈdesənsɪ, NN.b. ˈdei-]: Decency.
undacent: Indecent.
dackle, dachle, dauchle, dachlin, dochle,
dachle [daxl]
also dackle [dakl, dekl]
v. To lessen speed, hesitate, dawdle, impede.
pt. pp. dachelt
 
See jachle also.
dacker, daiker, dakker, daak, dicker,
dacker [ˈdakər]
n. A stroll. A search for stolen goods.
adj. Of people and weather: hesitating, uncertain, undecided.
v. To walk slowly, to saunter, to loiter. Work without much exertion. To spin out work for the purpose of making overtime. To strike a bargain. To search a house or person for stolen goods.
deddy, daidie, deydie, deydie, dydie, lucky-deddy, luckie-daddie, luckydad, luckydaddy, dawdie, daddy, daddie, deyd, dide, dey, di, dye, dai, diy, die, dy, da, daa, dad, dawd, granda, grand-dey, gran$da, grunda, daw, daa,
dad [dad]
also da, daw [da, deː], dey, deyd [dəi(d), die]
dim. daddy, daidie, dawdie, deydie
n. col. Father or grandfather.
 
Compounds and phrases etc.
 
auld da: Grandfather,
blue daddy: WC. The devil's-bit scabious Succisa pratensis.
granda: Grandfather.
lucky daddy: A grandfather.
dadie, daddie,
dadie [NN.a. ˈdadɪ]
n. A hawker.

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