Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
EASTLINS, adv. Also easlins (Bnff.2 1942). Eastward (Sh.10 1948).
Abd. 1768 A. Ross Helenore 54:
Ay hading eastlins, as the ground did fa', An' frae the height, strove ay to had awa'. Fif. 1827 W. Tennant Papistry Storm'd 11:
The tane atween Kinghorn and Crail Eastlins frae town to town gaed preachin'. Gsw. 1877 A. G. Murdoch Laird's Lykewake 28:
I'll try your win' a bittock eastlin's. Abd. 1949 15 :
I furld him easlins aboot.
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