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wrang

/ræŋ/
adjective, adverb, noun, verb
1.
a Scot word for wrong
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  • He wantit her hame; and he's no are to dee onything ill, or at the wrang moment!

    Salted With Fire George MacDonald
  • Your puir head's that hot and moidered—-But what's wrang with you, John, man?

    The Christian Hall Caine
  • I'm dootin' I've been wrang; mebbe I was 'righteous over-much.'

    St. Cuthbert's Robert E. Knowles
  • Ye see what put him on the wrang scent was a notion 'at I had put it some gait.

    A Window in Thrums

    J. M. Barrie
  • What wrang hae I done that you should sit in judgment on me.

  • I live on the wrang side of Glencroe to quarrel with Inverara.

  • "Noo I ken what's wrang with his gun," Macallister remarked.

    Kit Musgrave's Luck

    Harold Bindloss
  • You're wrang if ye think she was ever there before or after.

    An Apache Princess Charles King
  • "T' lad that wrote yon verses has gotten it wrang," she said.

    More Tales of the Ridings Frederic Moorman
  • Aw shouldn't like to wrang onybody, an' aw did get hauf-a-craan somewhere.'

    Yorksher Puddin' John Hartley

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