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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).
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JEEN, n. Also Jene; Jeene (ne.Sc. 1881 W. Gregor Folk-Lore 151). ne.Sc. forms of June. See P.L.D. §§ 37, 128 and E, 3. (3).Abd. 1829 A. Cruickshank Poems 63:
I saw the kirk bud like a rose i' Jene.
Abd. 1895 J. Davidson Old Abd. Ministers 98:
We've seen a pucklie snaw afore noo. Ye'll see it'll brak up about the aucht or tent o' Jeen.

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