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Hingand, Hyngand, ppl. a. Also: hingan. [f. Hing v. Cf. Hinging ppl. a.] a. Hanging, suspended. b. Pendant, drooping. c. Overhanging. d. Outstanding. a. A hingand laware, a butter plait; 1490 Acta Conc. 131/1.
Thre lettres with thre hingand selis; 1493 Acta Aud. 171/2.
ij hyngand candyllaris; 1495 Halyb. 88.
Ane hingand irin chandillair; 1519 Reg. Episc. Aberd. II. 175.
Ane chimnay branderit with hingand gallowis; 1542 Acts & Decr. I. 141.
Patrik McMoran to big ane hingan port of timer to the Castell port; 1571 Lanark B. Rec. 63.
With twa hingand duris and ane hingand lok; 1589 Glasgow B. Rec. I. 137.
Ane hingand chandler with ane chawfer of bras; 1607 Edinb. Test. XLIII. 201 b.
b. The worthy anciene knycht … with a lang berde and langar syde hingand hare; Hay II. 7/4.
The earle Bothwell … was … sumthing hingand schoulderit; Pitsc. II. 17/21.
Ane blak ambuland naig … , ane gray hingand luggit; 1582 Edinb. Test. XI. 247.
Thair furrit cloikkis, With hingand slevis lyik geill poikkis; Maitland Maitl. Q. ii. 16.
iij ellis of bukrame to be wyre sleivis and to … wirk the hingand byslevis on; 1602 Tailor's Acc. Bk. 22 b.
c. The mous beheld unto hir fronsit face, … , Hir hingand browis, and hir voce sa hace; Henr. Fab. 2806.
Vnderneth the holkit hyngand rochis hie; Doug. i. vi. 10.
Vndir a hingand hewch; Ib. iii. iv. 40.
The hyngand brayis on athir syde Scho poltit with hir lymmis wyde; Crying of Play 73.
His tenement … hes ane hingand stair toward the hie streitt … , under the quhilk stair thair is ane voyde; 1589 Edinb. B. Rec. V. 3.
d. The hingand dracht of Knoxland; 1507 Edinb. B. Ct. Bk. 41.

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