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(Ande), Aynd, n. Also: a(a)nd, aynde (haynd), aind. Cf. End n.2 [Northern ME. aand, and(e, ME. onde, ON. ande, andi.] Breath. 1375 Barb. iv. 199.
He na mocht His aynd bot with gret panys draw
Ib. x. 610.
Thai … thair abaid thair aynd to ta
a1400 Leg. S. xvii. 108.
He enterit in riuere faste, … Swemand ay, til and mycht leste
Ib. xxviii. 187.
Ihesu … has thé gyfine lyf & aynde
14.. Acts I. 301/3.
Blude drawyn vnder the aand is thrid pert les
c1420 Wynt. viii. 6758.
Sa fast thare fors can thai faynd That baithe the partyis failyeid aynd
1456 Hay II. 122/20.
Reubarbe … makis suete aynd
1513 Doug. iv. xii. 122.
With a puft of aynd, the lyfe furthwent
Ib. vii. viii. 128.
The loppirrit blude stoppit hys aynd [E. haynd] onone
1533 Bell. Livy I. 250/24.
Than was … Seruilius sa wery that he mycht skarsly draw his aynd
1562-3 Winȝet II. 61/17.
Leste thai [= reptiles] slay thee … be thair sicht and venemous aind
1567 G. Ball. 30.
The sillie Saull is quyte forȝet, Quhill haistelie gais out his aind

b. In the phrases in ande, out of ande. 1375 Barb. vi. 617.
I will na forthir, bot richt heir Byde, quhill that I am in aynd
c1475 Wall. v. 873.
Warly thai raid, and held thar horse in aynd
1531 Bell. Boece I. 117.
[Thay] went so fast forthwart … that thay wer out of aind, or evir thay come to ony straikis

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