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

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(Nink-,) Nynckling, vbl. n. [Cf. late ME. nyngkiling (a 1400–50).] A slight intimation, a hint, inkling. = Inklin. — He had also hard a nynckling of a word, how that his majeste … had send [etc.]; Melville Mem. 371.

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