Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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HEAVYSOME, adj. Dull, gloomy, doleful (Kcb., Dmf. 1956). Obs. or dial. in Eng. Sc. 1721  J. Kelly Proverbs 156:
Heigh how is heavy some, An old Wife is dowisome.

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