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airt

 (ârt)
n. Scots
A cardinal point on the compass.

[Middle English art, from Scottish Gaelic aird, from Old Irish aird, point of the compass.]

airt

(ɛət; Scottish ert) or

airth

n
(Physical Geography) Scot a direction or point of the compass, esp the direction of the wind; quarter; region
[C14: from Scottish Gaelic aird point of the compass, height]

airt

(ɛərt)

also airth

(ɛərθ)

n. Chiefly Scot.
1. a direction.
v.t.
2. to direct; guide.
[1400–50; < Scottish Gaelic àird point, quarter of the compass]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.airt - channel into a new direction; "redirect your attention to the danger from the fundamentalists"
send, direct - cause to go somewhere; "The explosion sent the car flying in the air"; "She sent her children to camp"; "He directed all his energies into his dissertation"
sublimate - direct energy or urges into useful activities
References in classic literature ?
"The shower 's over," said the old man, filling his pipe; "it's cleared the air, washed the face o' the airth nice an' clean, an' everything to-morrer will shine like a new pin--when you an' I are drivin' up river."
--But to-night he went out a peddling, you see, and I don't see what on airth keeps him so late, unless, may be, he can't sell his head.
He wanted to, last Sunday, but I stopped him just as he was goin' out of the door with four heads strung on a string, for all the airth like a string of inions.
Get on your clothes, old man, quick!--there's old Bruno, too, a pawin round; what on airth! I'm gwine to open the door."
The race that knows Joseph is the salt of the airth, I reckon."
On his prof i le on social networking site Bebo, he says: "Still working for omas Cook and yes, I LOVE my job - does that make me sad?" A spokesman for the Crown O ce con rmed: " e Procurator Fiscal has received a report on a 23-year-old man in connection with an incident on November 20 at Airth Castle Hotel.
STIRLING: The three star Radisson SAS Airth Castle and Hotel dates back to the 14th Century and overlooks the Forth River and Valley.The hotel has a health and fitness club with swimming pool, sauna and beauty treatments.
Top catches: Willie McFadyen (Cowie) three for 9lb 8oz plus two released; Robert Smith (Airth) three for 9lb including a Gold plus two released; Andy Duffin
MAY BROWN, Airth Email: may9brown@gmail.com I AM looking for a Margaret June Pipes or any family with the surname of Pipes who I believe comes from around the Gateshead area.
Liam will marry Nicola Findlay at Airth Castle in Stirlingshire, and the invitations were sent out on Friday.
On his prof i le on social networking site Bebo, he says: "Still working for omas Cook and yes, I LOVE my job - does that make me sad?" A spokesman for the Crown O ce conrmed: " e Procurator Fiscal has received a report on a 23-year-old man in connection with an incident on November 20 at Airth Castle Hotel.
Janet Jarvie, 88, died at Stirling Royal Infirmary after "a short illness", but it is not known how Mrs Jarvie, from Airth, caught the virus.