aunt. N.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • naunt — noun aunt, mine aunt …   Wiktionary

  • naunt — ˈnȧnt, ā , ä noun ( s) Etymology: alteration (resulting from incorrect division of mine aunt) of aunt dialect chiefly England : aunt …   Useful english dictionary

  • Muckairn —    MUCKAIRN, lately a quoad sacra parish, in the parish of Ardchattan, district of Lorn, county of Argyll, 12 miles (E. by N.) from Oban; containing, with the villages of Stonefield and Calnadaluck, 960 inhabitants. This parish, of which the name …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • N — in NICKNAME (Cf. nickname), NEWT (Cf. newt), and British dialectal naunt, the n belongs to a preceding indefinite article an or possessive pronoun mine. Other examples of this from Middle English manuscripts include a neilond ( an island, early… …   Etymology dictionary

  • poynant — /poiˈnənt/ (Spenser, etc) adjective same as ↑poignant * * * poynant, naunt obs. ff. poignant …   Useful english dictionary

  • nont — dial. variant of naunt. Antiq. in Ann. Reg. 147. Sheffield Gloss …   Useful english dictionary

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