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Literary usage of Beinness
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1. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"beinness, t. Snugness in temporal circumstances; moderate wealth ; comfort, SV under BBKB. * BEING, BEIN, «. Means of sustenance ; as, ..."
2. Rambles Round Glasgow: Descriptive, Historical, and Traditional by Hugh MacDonald (1860)
"But even the very humblest of the biggins has an air of beinness and comfort which is pleasing to contemplate ; while the blue wreaths of smoke from each ..."
3. An Alphabetical List of English Words Occurring in the Literature of the by Philological Society (Great Britain), Philological Society (Great Britain (1861)
"... adv. comfortably being, sea-beach, J. 1300 beire, of both 1 1600 beire, impetus 2 1635 beir (bere) noise 2 beinness, snugness, J. beir, vn roar, ..."