Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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WHAN AWHAN, int. A variant of ochone, s.v. Och, int., well-a-day! dear, dear! (Ork. 1974). Ork. 1907  Old-Lore Misc. I. ii. 63:
A, bit, whan awhan, boy, da neus hed gotten oot ae wey or anither.

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