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First published 1968 (SND Vol. VII).
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PINGAN, n. Also pinnen (e.Lth. 1809 Foord MS. 76). Sc. forms of Eng. pinion, a cog-wheel (Abd. 1962 Huntly Express (9 March)). [′pɪŋən]

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