Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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TINDA, n. Fleecy, wet snow (Sh. 1866 Edm. Gl.).

[Orig. uncertain, phs. a deriv. of Norw. tynn, Dan. tynd, thin, of liquids. Jak. however compares O.N. þidna (Norw. dial. tidna), to thaw.]

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