Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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AIRM, n. The common Sc. form = St.Eng. arm. (See P.L.D. § 48.1(2).) Gen.Sc. [erm, ɛrm] Sc. [1827]  Wilson Noctes Amb. (1855) II. 6:
Lean on my airm, sir, till he comes alangside.
Ags. 1889  J. M. Barrie W. in Thrums xiii.:
The auld fule sits wi' his airm round her in Eppie's hoose.

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"Airm n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 21 Jan 2019 <>



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