Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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GREENICHTIE, adj. Greenish (Bnff., Abd. 1955). [′grinɪti] Bnff. 1940 2 :
I cud hardly tell ye fit like it wis; it hid a kyn o' greenichtie colour.

[Green, adj. + -ich, variant of -ach (= -ish), + -t, pa. p. + -ie. Cf. blueachtie s. v. Bluachie.]

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