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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).
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FYOONACH, n. “A sprinkling [of snow], as much as just whitens the ground” (Sc. 1911 S.D.D.). [Source untraced. Poss. a corrupt form, with extended meaning, of Feuach.]

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