Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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MIST FAWN, n.comb. A low-lying patch of ground mist. Slk. 1822 Hogg Perils of Man II. vii.:
If it be a mist fawn, as I dare say it can be naething else, it has drawn itself up to a form the likest that of a woman of ought I ever saw.

[Appar. from mist + Fawn, q.v.]

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