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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).
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WHINE, n. Twine. Prob. a local Edb. variant, if the form is genuine. See W, letter, 7. (2)(iv).Edb. 1843 Children in Trades Report (2) k 19:
I wind the whine to the spinning men.

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