Definition of Aiblins

1. adv. Perhaps; possibly.



Definition of Aiblins

1. Adverb. (context: Scotland northern England) Perhaps, maybe. ¹

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Definition of Aiblins

1. ablins [adv] - See also: ablins

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aiblins

ahorseback(p)
ahoy
ahoy-hoy
ahs
aht
ahu
ahull
ahungered
ahungry
ahuruhuru
ahylognosia
ai
ai yah
aia
aias
aiblins (current term)
aibohphobia
aichmophobia
aid
aid-major
aid-majors
aid and abet
aid climbing
aid station
aid to families with dependent children
aid worker
aidance
aidances
aidant
aide

Literary usage of Aiblins

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1. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"I, She's dour and din, a deil within, But aiblins she may please ye. ... But aiblins honest Master Heron, Had at the time some dainty fair one, . ..."

2. Noctes Ambrosianæ by John Wilson, Robert Shelton Mackenzie, James Hogg, William Maginn, John Gibson Lockhart (1856)
"... is aiblins, with a pleased face, seen smiling over his shoulder. North. 0 fortunati nimium! sua si bona ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1827)
"That young chid' Gibb hits aft'a simple scene o' nature to the nines—a bit dub o' water, aiblins—a foot-path—a tree—a knowe—a coo, and a bairn ; yet out o' ..."

4. Library Notes by Addison Peale Russell (1875)
"aiblins ye may think it was a shark; nae, nae, ... aiblins, madam, ye 're an auld witch for taking the word of God out of my mouth," was the reply of the ..."

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