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Haining, Haning, (vbl.) n. Also: haine-, hayneing, hayning, -yng, -yne, hyning, henning. [f. Hain v. Current also in Eng. dial.]

1. The enclosing of ground by fences, hedges, or walls; the fence, hedge, or wall forming the boundary of an enclosure. (a) The said Johne makand haynyne to the gud toun in sik lyk as the lauf of gud towne dois; 1514 Prestwick B. Rec. 47.
Thai sall kepe thame self, seruandis and gudis, fra our medowis and brwme parkis for hayning of the samyn; 1541 Reg. Cupar A. II. 15.
The paines [= fines] of them quha plantes nocht woddes, makes not hedges and haining [etc.]; Skene Verb. S. s.v. Schireff.
Thair hes bein na haineing or saiveing for the young grouthe; 1605 Elphinstone Chart. 147.
With … hayneing, parking, and preserving of the forrest; Ib.
The grass of the loch … was adjudged to Thomas Simsone untill the tyme of haining the nixt yeir; 1636 Rec. Old Aberd. I. 64.
(b) The sade Wilȝam sal put the sad landis to al policy efter his powar in byggyn, hanyng, and defens; 1472 Reg. Cupar A. I. 163.
For the kepin of the said forrest forrestlike, and for haning of wod and der; 1499 Exch. R. XI. 394.
[To] plant wod and forest, and mak hedgis and hanyng; 1535 Acts II. 343/2.
For hanyng and keeping of the nethyr wodys fra his awin gudys and all vthiris in tyme of hanynng; 1551 Reg. Cupar A. II. 69.
Being accusit … for steling, cutting, and distroyng of the browmes and hanyngis of Dunnane; 1582 Inverness B. Rec. I. 290.

2. A piece or stretch of ground enclosed in this way. (a) Al my landis of the Hillis and the Haynyng; ? 1423 (1430) Reg. Great S. 38/2.
Wrangwis … manuring of the forest stede of the haining wythin the forest of Ettrik; 1492 Acta Conc. 208/2.
It is statute and ordanit that corne, medow and haining sall be keipit [from sheep]; 1629 Rep. Milne Home MSS. 84.
Without other possessors and tennents their hainings; 1638 Rec. Aboyne 287.
All former acts made … viz., the shearing of grass amongst corns or in hainings; 1674 Misc. Spald. C. V. 232.
For setting out trees in the intack and haining at Raeth; 1702 Foulis Acc. Bk. 300.
(b) The sade tenandis sal kepe … thar gudis … out of hanyngis, … parkis [etc.]; 1473 Reg. Cupar A. I. 173.
Alexander Kerre … aganis Robert Scot in the hanyng; 1489 Acta Aud. 129/1.
Cum potestate … ipsas terras in forestam et le hanyng ponere; 1508 Antiq. Aberd. & B. IV. 464.
That na persoun range vther mennis woddis, parkis, haningis … or browmis; 1555 Acts II. 497/2.
The counsale … ordanis the Vanelaw to be ropit … and in the meyn tyme that it be cryit waist … hanyng; 1573 Peebles B. Rec. 355.
The wall of the hanyng of Dame Annabell Murray; 1592 Stirling B. Rec. I. 84.
Ilk persone … passing or pastouring throw the ȝaird or haningis of Vrie; 1636 Urie Baron Ct. 81.
Tenentis who cast faill … in medow or lone or in haning; 1664 Forbes Baron Ct. 254.
(c) Casting with foot spades … in hyning, corn land, lones; 1664 Forbes Baron Ct. 246.
Medows, hynings, woods, fishings; 1680 Melrose Reg. Rec. III. 97.
Upon that ground … or in any henning or tileable ground; 1710 Burnett Fam. P. MS.

3. attrib. with broom, hill, schaw, time. Ex opposito del Hayny[n]gschaw … infra baroniam de Lesmahagow; 1348 Misc. Spald. C. V. 245.
Terrarum … de Hayninghil jacencium infra baroniam de Troup; 1413 Coll. Aberd. & B. 492.
Not to suffer ony of thair bestial to gang lows pasturand … vnles the samyn guddis be sufficientlie tedderit in hanyng tyme; 1605 Prestwick B. Rec. 86.
Destroyers of planting, haining-broom, pollicie; Mackenzie Laws & C. i. xix. § 5.

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"Haining vbl. n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 20 May 2019 <https://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/dost/haining>



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