Then Donald carried the whinger with him and went back to the graveside, still open to the sky.
whinger, "a short hanger, used as a knife at meals, and as a sword in broils."
The men of Annandale now started up; when claymore, dirk, and whinger, flew forth from their scabbards.
For a naked man is no match for a man with a whinger, and he was sitting on my clothes.
But I carried no whinger on the links, as considering that it hampered a man in his play.
The tyrant came to him, and with the poor caitiff's own whinger first struck him in the breast, and afterwards cast it at him.
Therewith he clapped his hand upon the priest's hand wherein the whinger was, and took this from him.
Come, put up your whinger, my man, and dinna be breakin the peace o' the meetin.'
Dand with a whinger and Meg with her glowing brand came speeding to their master's rescue.
He drew his whinger, slashed the Master in the face and throat, and pushed him downstairs.
"to complain peevishly," British, informal or dialectal, ultimately from the northern form of Old English hwinsian, from Proto-Germanic *khwinisojan (cf. Old High German winison, German winseln), from root of Old English hwinan "to whine" (see whine (v.)). Related: Whinged; whinging.