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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1934 (SND Vol. I). Includes material from the 1976 supplement.

AIBBEY, n. Also aibey (Ags. 1826 A. Balfour Highland Mary III. i.). A Sc. form of abbey. [′ebɪ̢]Gall.(D) 1901 Trotter Gall. Gossip 34:
They kin' o' cluster't roon the aul' aibbey o' Newabbey.

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