Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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HINT, v.3, n.3

I. v. 1. To throw a stone in a peculiar way by striking the hand holding the stone sharply against the thigh before letting the stone go (Cai. 1902 E.D.D., Cai. 1957). Cf. Hainch.

2. To twist or sprain (Cai.3 1931).

II. n. A twist or sprain (Cai. 1957).

[Phs. extended usages from Hint. v.1, 2.]

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