Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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BIDE IN, n. (See quot.) Abd. 1916  J. Milne W.-L.:
Bide in. A person who lives with another without marriage. Bidie in, familiar of above. Twa bidie ins or bidies in, both parties being married people.

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