roy·​et | \ ˈrȯiə̇t \

Definition of royet

1 Scottish : unruly, wild
2 Scottish : mischievous, romping

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First Known Use of royet

1737, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for royet

probably alteration of earlier riot, from Middle English, from riot entry 1

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“Royet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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