Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
NAWN, adj., n. Also nyawn (Ags. 1825 Jam.), and anglicised form nown. Own, belonging to oneself (Ork. 1887 Jam.), one's own.
Sc. 1827 Gude Wallace in
Child Ballads No. 157 D. i.:
“I wish we had our king,” quo Gude Wallace, “An ilka true Scotsman had his nawn.” Abd. 1871 W. Alexander Johnny Gibb xliii.:
The advice o' them that k-no's the contents o' every feedle upo' the estate, ta'en aff wi' 's nown chyne. Sh. 1960 New Shetlander No. 54. 15:
I med him wi me nown haands.
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