Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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AMONG, prep. In Sc. sense of amang. Sc. 1787  J. Beattie Scoticisms9:
I stuck among the snow = in the snow. Among in Eng. has a reference to that which may be numbered.
Sc. 1881  A. Mackie Scotticisms 14:
They walked for an hour among the rain — in the rain.

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