Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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MINSHACH, adj. Also minschach; meenyach. Greedy, niggardly, inhospitable (Cai. 1903 E.D.D.); greedy for dainty food (Crm. 1919 T.S.D.C.).

[Gael. miann(as)ach, desirous, covetous, phs. with some influence from Eng. slang mingy.]

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