Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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SUNIE, n. “A term of reproach” (Sh. 1866 Edm. Gl.).

[Cf. Faer. sýni, a miserable shabby person, O.N. sýn, a sight, vision, and Eng. “a sight.”]

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