Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
RHINNS, n. Also rin(n)s; reins; erron. roons. The western peninsula of Wigtownshire from Corsewall Point to the Mull of Galloway. Cf. the somewhat sim. Rhinns of Islay in Arg. [rɪnz]
Wgt. 1795 Stat. Acc.1 XVH. 560:
The road which opens the communication between what are called the Makers and Reins of Galloway. Dmf. 1820 Blackwood's Mag. (April) 56:
May I be ridden by the reeket deil round the Roons o' Galloway. Kcb. 1901 R. Trotter Galt. Gossip 182:
The feck o' them inhabits the Rhinns. Wgt. 1950 Scots Mag. (May) 166:
The Rhinns are the double peninsula in the extreme west of Wigtonshire.
You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.
"Rhinns n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 19 Jul 2018 <http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/rhinns>
Try an Advanced Search