Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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FRESHEN, v. Sc. usage in vbl.n. freshening: a thaw. Cf. Fresh, I. 1., III. 1. Dmf. 1866  R. Simpson Cottars of Glen 139:
On the freshening, some months after, the melting of the snow and the rain from the clouds flooded the plains.

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