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adjective, verb, & noun
- ‘Aye, an the one says to the other, ‘Will thee pit oot thee fire til I get mine lichted.’’
- ‘I had to come awa’ after he began, and I could see from the house the kirk lichted up, and oh, I wearied sair for them to come hame!’
- ‘Like Northern English, Scots prefers the order He turned oot the licht to He turned the light out and Gie me it to Give it me.’
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