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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).
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YIN, adj.2 s.Sc. form of Ain, own, q.v. See also P.L.D. § 74.1. and Y, letter, 2.(2).Rxb. 1923 Hawick Express (19 Jan.) 3:
As lang as th' law allows them they mean tae hae their yin polis.

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