-t

1. a suffix forming the regular past tense or past participle of certain verbs, as in built, spent.

2. a suffix which alternates with -ed1 in forming the past tense or past participle of certain verbs such as dreamt, spelt, and is regularly used for the participial adjective, as in burnt toast, spilt milk.
{past tense: Middle English and Old English -te, -(e)de, Old English -ode; past participle: Middle English and Old English -t, -(e)d, Old English -od}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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