Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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SCOONIE, v. To cheat, defraud (Cai. 1950). A scooniean bodie, a cheat, a “twister” (Id.).

[Orig. uncertain, phs. a reduced form and vbl. usage of Scoonrel below.]

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