Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).
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†FUNDY, v. Also fun(n)ie, -y. To become stiff with cold, to be benumbed, chilled. Freq. in ppl.adj. fundit, funn(e)it, benumbed, chilled (Mry. 1813 W. Leslie Agric. Mry. 455, funnied); sensitive to cold. [′fu:n(d)i]Sc. 1721 J. Kelly Proverbs 52:
An eating Horse never funnied.Abd. 1755 R. Forbes Jnl. from London 29:
The wile limmer was sae dozen'd an' funi'd wi' cauld, that she had neither farrach nor maughts.Edb. 1791 J. Learmont Poems 58:
We . . . face the cauldest win's that blaw; Syne fundit, whan our yokin's dune, I' a ha'f theekit Spence sit down.Sc. 1808 Jam.:
A cat is said to be a funnit creature, perhaps because fond of lying near the fire.Sc. 1841 Whistle-Binkie III. 84:
The funneit tod cam forth to beik himsel'.
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