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deid

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Pronunciation: /diːd
 
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Definition of deid in English:

adjective

Scottish form of dead.
Example sentences
  • Given the stories last week, suggesting that the Kirk had better get its act together quick or it'll be deid within 50 years, it would appear she may have misread the pulse of those in the pews.
  • ‘I might be from Ayrshire, but I don't want to wait until I'm deid,’ she told O'Hagan.
  • He raised an arm towards Shepherd and muttered the words ‘You're deid pal’ before lapsing into unconsciousness.’

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