Definition of Beinness

1. wellbeing [n -ES]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beinness

beilds
bein
bein'
being
being-for-itself
being-for-others
being-in-itself
being that
beinge
beinghood
beingless
beingly
beingness
beings
beinked
beinness (current term)
bejabbers
bejabers
bejade
bejaded
bejades
bejading
bejanked
bejanking
bejant
bejants
bejape
bejeaned
bejeebers
bejeebus

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, ..."

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