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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).
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WHORN, n. Also whurn (Rxb. 1923 Watson W.-B.). Sc. forms of Eng. horn (Sc. 1818 Scott H. Midlothian xxviii.). Also in Cmb. dial. See Horn for usages, and W, letter, 7.(2)(i) for form. [ʍorn; ʍʌrn]

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