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First published 1983 (DOST Vol. V).
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Pirneing quheill, n. [Pirn n. Cf. Pirnit p.p.] = pirn quhele, Pirn n. 1 e (2). — 1595 Brechin Test. I. 128 b.
Tua webster lwmes … ane warping fat ane pirneing quheill

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