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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).

WIN, n.3 Also wind (Marw.). Pleasure, joy (Ork. 1974). Obs. in Eng. [wɪn(d); wʌn(d)]Ork. 1929 Marw.:
Hid's a win tae see him.

[O.Sc. win, c.1475, Mid.Eng. winne, wyn, O.E. wynn, id., phs. influenced by Norw. ynde, O.N. yndi, id.]

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"Win n.3". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 26 Sep 2022 <>



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