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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).

KINSH, n.2 A small quantity, a “pinch” (Abd., m.Lth. 1960).Abd.15 1928:
Cud ye spare me a wee kinsh of tibacca?

[Phs. a parallel form to Eng. pinch, a small quantity.]

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