haet

noun

chiefly Scotland
: a small quantity : whit, bit

Word History

Etymology

contraction of Scots hae it (as in Deil hae it! Devil take it!)

First Known Use

1603, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of haet was in 1603

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“Haet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haet. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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