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AMIND, adv. and pred. adj. [ə′məin(d)]

1. In mind (= in intention); minded, disposed. Abd. 1768  A. Ross Helenore 73:
Nory wha had ay Amind the truth of Bydby's tale to try, Made shift [etc.].
  Ib. 18:
In this poor pickle heartless Nory lies, Rowing her head, amind to never rise.
Rnf. 1872  J. Young Lochlomond Side 49:
Were ye amind, in time o' need, To keep a roof abune yer head?

2. Put amind o' = put in mind of. Sh.(D) 1898  “Junda” Echoes from Klingrahool 6:
An allwis I tocht 'at hit pat me amind O dem 'at's awa frae me.

[A, prep.2 + Mind.]

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