Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
HISSEL, pron. Also 'is-sel in unstressed position. Himself. Gen.Sc. Common in Eng. dials. [(h)ɪz′sɛl]
Lnk. 1862 D. Wingate Poems 69:
At least he wadna gang his sel'. e.Lth. 1876 J. Teenan Song and Satire 4:
He maybe didna ken hissel' — The Maister! Rxb. c.1885 W. Laidlaw Poetry & Prose (1901) 47:
He said the words were by hissel'. Gall. 1901 Trotter Gall. Gossip 9:
Flingin hissel half-wey ower the book-board. wm.Sc. 1931 Gsw. Herald (14 Feb.):
This felly wis able in some way tae score the ba's hissel.
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