airt

1 of 2

noun

ˈārt How to pronounce airt (audio)
ˈert
chiefly Scotland
: compass point : direction

airt

2 of 2

verb

airted; airting; airts

transitive verb

chiefly Scotland

Word History

Etymology

Noun

Middle English (Scots) art, from Scottish Gaelic àirt

First Known Use

Noun

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Verb

circa 1782, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of airt was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Airt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/airt. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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