from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A dialectal (Scotch) form of
- noun A Middle English preterit and past participle of leave.
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- p. p. of
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- verb obsolete Past participle of
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This laft, which is a timber bridge, painted red, is the point of commiiTuca - tion between the Ilic du Palais and ifle St. Louis.
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The laft is the name of a farm, lying at the foot of a pretty high conical hill called Knock-chailich.
The day after the laft is a flatute for hiring fervants.
He may be called the laft Roman emperor, as in hit reign the niajefty of empire feemed to reidve, but foon vaniili - ed again, 467.
Which, though new ad ays, few take iKjtice of, yet a time will ccme, that is, the laft Judgment, when all Ihall take notice, though it be then too late and infignificant.
There are two Burghcrmaflers that Reign y turns, and two Zunft-Majfers that have alfo their turns, and all is for life: And the laft are the heads of the Companies, like the Roman Tribunes of the peo - ple.
The stair to the "laft" or gallery, which was originally little more than a ladder, is ready for you as soon as you enter the doorway, but it is best to sit in the body of the kirk.
Auld Licht Idylls 1898
The stair to the "laft" or gallery, which was originally little more than ladder, is ready for you as soon as you enter the doorway, but it is best to sit in the body of the kirk.
Auld Licht Idyls 1898
Walter's emancipation from boyhood when he insisted on leaving his mother's cosy little wall-chamber and climbing up the ladder with the boys to their "laft" under the eaves.
Scotland need more than the nats - intenaly they need to shape up, but extenally they need credible pressure from the laft.
For May Day - and for Scotland Alan Smart 2009