Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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SINNIE, n.2 Also sinna sinno (Sc., Lnk. 1825 Jam.), sinnow (Sc. 1721 Ramsay Poems (S.T.S.) I. 165). Sc. variants of Eng. sinew (Sc. 1826–7 Wilson Noctes Amb. (1855) I. 136, II. 8). The common Sc. form is Sinnon, q.v.

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