Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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BUNTIN, n.2 A bantam (Bnff.2, Abd.2, Lnl.1 1937). Used attrib. in quot. Abd. 1923 P. Giles in Bnffsh. Jnl. (8 May) 10:
“Fat's yer new neeper like?” asked one farmer of another. “Och, a buntin cockie o' a craitur.”

[Phs. the same as the preceding, but more prob. a variant of bantin, s.v. Bantim.]

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