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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1934 (SND Vol. I).
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BENNI SUNDAY, n. “The Sunday before Christmas” (Sh. 1914 Angus Gl.).

[O.N. bœ̄n, a prayer. O.E. bēn.]

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"Benni Sunday n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 28 May 2023 <>



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