Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
CHAINZIE, n. Chain. Arch. [′tʃeŋ(j)i, ′tʃɛni. See P.L.D. § 110]
Edb. 1816 Scott O. Mortality vi.:
Ye maun never, at no hand, speak o' leaving the land, or of selling the gowd chain, for your uncle has an unco pleasure in looking on you, and in counting the links of the chainzie.
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