The words are often associated, as And quat for luue and quat for age, GE 3632.
But, Dan,—I say, could ye no contrive to get quat o' thae English?
They seem to our ears indeed to have "quat their roaring play."
Quat oget nu at for-bode o wold, GE 324, what now was the import of that prohibition; And vndernam him at it agte awold, id.
There it is, sir—Im blythe to be quat ...