Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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ANOWER, ANOUR, adv. and prep. See also Inower. [ə′nʌur]

1. adv. Of place: over, in (-to bed), nearer. Ags. 1889  J. M. Barrie W. in Thrums xx.:
“Ye'll gang anower noo, mother,” Leeby said, meaning that it was Jess's bed-time.
Ags.(D) 1894  J. B. Salmond My Man Sandy (1899) ix. 65:
I garred Sandy pet on a bit ham, and drew anower the table.
Ags. 1918  J. Inglis The Laird 7:
The lave o' us ran up the brae, Syne rowed anour richt cantie O!

2. prep. Of place: over; inside. Ags. 1821  D. Shaw Humorous Songs and Poems 18:
For beef was ne'er anour his door.

[See Inower.]

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