Airt



a direction.
to point out the way; direct; guide.
Historical Examples

Hae ye considered the airt ye ought now to take, for it canna be that ye’ll think of biding in this neighbourhood!
Ringan Gilhaize John Galt

There’s a gude and a bad side to everything; a’ the airt is to find it out.
The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop

But they are all away, one to every airt, and the house is very lonely without any boys in it.
The Wizard’s Son, Vol. 2(of 3) Margaret Oliphant

It used to come our airt, but we seem to have lost the knack o’t!
The House with the Green Shutters George Douglas Brown

We know not in what airt to look for him, for who knows but it may now be afternoon?
Recreations of Christopher North, Volume I (of 2) John Wilson

I telt ye the wind was shiftin’ its airt, an’ that ye wad ha’e a bla’ doon.
Betty Grier Joseph Waugh

So with a taste of sour ale in their mouths man and wife rode forth from Hawick the airt of Peel Fell.
Border Ghost Stories Howard Pease

But in what direction shall we go, callants—towards what airt shall we turn our faces?
Recreations of Christopher North, Volume I (of 2) John Wilson

He has complete control of the business, and can airt you the road of a good thing.
The House with the Green Shutters George Douglas Brown

The menacing shadow of the finger of scorn pointing at her from every airt of heaven had disappeared.
Septimus William J. Locke

noun
(Scot) a direction or point of the compass, esp the direction of the wind; quarter; region

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