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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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Havin, Havyn, n.2 Also: hawin. Var. of Hevin n. (heaven). — 1533 Boece ii. xviii. 490 b.
Be speciall protectioun of havynnys king
1549 Compl. 3/25.
Undir the cape of hauyn
Ib. 48/5.
The nynte spere, callit the hauyn cristellyne
c1550-79 Chron. Fortirgall 136.
God in hawin stance them of ther vykytnes

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