Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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TRINYO, n. A narrow opening between houses, an alley (Ork. 1929 Marw.).

[A deriv. of Norw. dial. trong, narrow, a narrow path. Marw. compares Norw. dial. trøngja, a narrow part in a river.]

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