Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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WHESTIN, n., v. Also whistin (Sh. 1899 Shetland News (13 May), whestion (Sh. 1928 Shetland Times (14 July) 3). Sh. forms of Eng. question (Sh. 1922 J. Inkster Mansie's Röd 138). See P.L.D. § 165 and W, letter, 7. (2) (ii). [′ʍɛst(j)ɪn, ′ʍɪstɪn]

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