Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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BLIANACH, n. “A pithless man; not applied to a woman” (e.Rs.1 1929). [′blɪənəx]

[Borrowed from Gael. blianach, meaning (1) a lean animal, (2) a slow inactive person.]

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