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  • noun [ masculine ]
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a gnat, midge; culex.
    Wrt. Voc. i. 23, 76: 77, 55.
[His hors eren were so ful of gnattes and stoutes and of great flyes aures equorum culicibus et ciniphibus ita sunt repletae, Trev. v. 159, 9. Hailiwell gives stout as a West Country word with an instance of its use. Perhaps some local names keep traces of the word, v. Cod. Dip. Kmbl. vi. 336, col. 2.]
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  • stút, n.