Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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UNAWAURS, adv. Also unawaures (Sc. 1829 Wilson Noctes Amb. (1855) II. 270), oonawaurs (Abd. 1875 G. MacDonald Malcolm III. iii.), unawars (Mry. 1927 E. B. Levack Lossiemouth 22), unavarse (Bnff. 1715 W. Cramond Ann. Bnff. (S.C.) I. 187). Sc. forms of Eng. unawares (s.Sc. 1857 H. S. Riddell Psalms xxxv. 8). [ʌnə′wɑ:rz, †un-]

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