Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
FOND, n. A fund, a supply or reserve of money (ne.Sc. 1952). This form became obs. in Eng. in the early 18th cent. Cf. Found.
Abd. 1745 S.C. Misc. (1841) I. 401:
[I] ame very glade to hear you have such fonds to be raised. Ayr. 1826 Galt Lairds iv.:
His wife, Mrs Glebantiends, being sequestrated from the stipend, left the manse and went to live in the town on Sir Hairy's Fond. Mry. 1897 J. Mackinnon Braefoot Sk. 108:
“Wad it be the clothin' fond, Weelum?” said Mistress Thriest, his assistant. Bnff. 1950 per
He maun hae a gey fond o' siller by this time.
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