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Ingȝo(u)n, Ingeo(u)n, n. Also: ingȝeo(u)n, ingy(e)o(u)n, ingyone; inȝeo(u)n. [Late ME. ynon (c 1460), e.m.E. ynion (1562), dial. varr. of ME. and e.m.E. onyon, unyon, etc., OF. oi(n)gnon. Cf. Unȝeo(u)n and Ingon.] An onion. Also attrib. with seid. (a) Ane pund ingȝoun seid; 1506 Treas. Acc. III. 129.
The apillis, ingyounis, and uther girnall gudis; 1574 Aberd. B. Rec. II. 20.
Four beddis ingyeonis, ane persell bed; 1578 Inverness B. Rec. I. 261.
For selling of thair ingyeouns in Leyth; 1590 Edinb. B. Rec. V. 28.
Tua pound … ingȝeoun seid; 1596 Brechin Test. I. 146 b.
Half a last of ingȝeonis; 1596 Wedderb. Compt. Bk. 71.
Any sort of waires except … ingyones; 1660 Lanark B. Rec. 176.
(b) Laidnit with ingeonis; 1613 Wedderb. Compt. Bk. 239.
Ingeounes iiij dusson; 1628 Rec. Univ. Aberd. 583.
(c) To pas furth of hir said hous and by ane half barrell of inȝeounis; 1596 Crim. Trials I. 399.

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