Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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COIN, n. An Ags. form of Quean, quine, a girl (Ags.2 1937). [kɔɪn] Ags. 1893  Arbroath Herald (30 March) 2/5:
“O, Mister Bowding,” said one o' the imposin' young coins to Sandy.

[See P.L.D. § 131, and footnote 4.]

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