Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
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First published 1971 (SND Vol. VIII).
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†SHAPIN, n. Also shappin. I. and Highl. Sc. form of Chappin, chopin, an English quart. [′ʃɑpən]Lnk. a.1779 D. Graham Writings (1883) I. 259:
O tere me got a shapin ale.Sh. 1897 Shetland News (22 May):
I wiss ta Guid I'd hed a shappin' can o' edder blaedig or giola.
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