Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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DYANG, DYING, v. Bch. forms of gang, ging (see Gang). Also dyaung; diang (Abd.15 1950). See P.L.D. § 141.3. [djɑŋ, dʒɑŋ, dʒɪŋ] Abd. 1921  J. Wight in Swatches 9:
Aft he nott diang athiggin' fin dargin' failed 'im.
Abd. 1932  Abd. Press and Jnl. (13 April):
He cud tak a gey skyte o' a dram, bit never got sae foo's he cudna dyang hame on's ain fit.
Bch. 1913  W. Fraser Jeremiah Jobb 3:
Folk at my age dinna keep; they dyaung wrang.

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