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First published 1971 (SND Vol. VIII). Includes material from the 1976 supplement.
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SHILL, adj.2 Chilly, cold (Gall. 1904 E.D.D.; Ork. 1930). Also in n.Eng. dial. Rare.

[A variant of Eng. chill, found in O.Sc., 1599. Cf. Shilbleen.]

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