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lawin

/ˈlɔːɪn/
noun
1.
(Scot) a bill or reckoning
Word Origin
C16: from Old Norse lag market price
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  • Gin ye sup tasty kail wi' him in the forenicht, he aye caa's roond wi' the lawin' i' the mornin'!

    The Men of the Moss-Hags S. R. Crockett
  • Jenny: Did ony woman ever hear the like o' that—ye mean the lawin', man!

    Scotch Wit and Humor W. H. (Walter Henry) Howe
  • Taxes wuz high 'nuff, an money wuz dretful skurce, an thar wuz lots o' lawin an suein o' poor folks.

    The Duke of Stockbridge Edward Bellamy
  • Fair fa' the wife, and weel may she spin, that counts aye the lawin' wi' a pint to come in.

    The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop
  • We're no blate at askin' the lawin', although some folk are unco' slow at payin' o't. It's just four-and-six.

    Scotch Wit and Humor W. H. (Walter Henry) Howe

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