Blote vs Blate - What's the difference?

blote | blate |


As adjectives the difference between blote and blate

is that blote is while blate is (scotland|northern england) bashful, sheepish.

blote

English

Verb

  • (obsolete) To cure (herrings, etc.) by salting and smoking them; to bloat.
  • (Webster 1913) ----

    blate

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • (Scotland, Northern England) Bashful, sheepish.
  • *1934 , (Lewis Grassic Gibbon), Grey Granite'', Polygon 2006 (''A Scots Quair ), p. 491:
  • *:You'd say Not them; fine legs'', and Ma struggling into her blouse would say ''You're no blate . Who told you they're fine?
  • (Scotland, Northern England) Dull, stupid.
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