airt
airt airt v. t. [Also spelled {airth}.] [Chiefly Scottish] 1. to point out the way; to direct or guide. [WordNet 1.5]

2. channel into a new direction

Syn: redirect [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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