haet

noun
\ ˈhāt How to pronounce haet (audio) \

Definition of haet

chiefly Scotland
: a small quantity : whit, bit

First Known Use of haet

1603, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for haet

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

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“Haet.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/haet. Accessed 17 January 2020.

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