from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete or dialectal form of thirty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Obs. or Scot. Thirty.

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  • noun thirty


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  • “Ay; but,” said Saddletree, “that was under protestation to add and eik; and so ye craved leave to amend your libel, and made it thretty.”

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian 2007

  • “Yell do better for them,” said Saddletree, as they left the house together, “by sending me the thretty punds.”

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian 2007

  • In this formare disconfiture, thare did two hundreth and thretty personis in the skyrmyshe, with sevin thousand following them in the great battell, putt to flyght the said Benhadad with thretty Kingis in his cumpany.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6) John Knox

  • Blackedar called Archebischope of Glasgw, [28] the nomber of thretty personis, remanyng some in Kyle-Stewart, some in Kingis-Kyile, and some in Cunyghame; [29] amonges whome, [30] George Campbell of Sesnok, Adame

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6) John Knox

  • Wher with his thretty he chargit vpon threscore of ther horsmen with culuerins, not folowed with seuen of his nomber; wha in our sicht straik v of them fra ther horse with his speir, before it brak; then he drew his swerd and ran in amang them, not caring ther continuell schutting, to the admiration of the behalders.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6) John Knox

  • After that dyet, we fynd almoist no questioun for materis of religioun, the space ney of thretty yearis.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6) John Knox

  • Na, in this respect Donald gaed the greatest lengths, for he swore that, rather than be defeat, he wad carry his cause to the house of lords, although it cost him thretty pounds sterling.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 10, No. 275, September 29, 1827 Various

  • For with a thretty Scotis men he raid up the bray vpon a faire grey gelding; he had aboue his corsellet of blak veluet, his cot of armour with tua braid whyt croises, the ane before and thother behind, with sleues of mailze, and a red knappisk bonet vpon his head, wherby he was kend and sean a far aff be the

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6) John Knox

  • Al þe hole nomb {ur} is 9 thousande sex hundryth & four {e} & thretty.

    The Earliest Arithmetics in English Anonymous 1902

  • ` ` Troth, Mareschal Wells, 'answered Hobbie, ` ` I am just come here, wi twenty or thretty mair o' us, in my ane name and the King's --- or Queen's, ca 'they her? and Canny Elshie's into the bargain, to keep the peace, and pay back some ill usage

    The Black Dwarf 1898


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