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A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

Ewin-drift, n. [Later dial. ewden, youden drift.] ‘Snow raised, and driven by the wind’ (J). — 1630-1651 Gordon Geneal. Hist. 246.
Ther fell such an extream tempest, ewindrift, sharp snow, and wind, full in their faces

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