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verb (used with or without object), gied, gied or gien [geen] /gin/, gie·ing. Chiefly Scot.
  1. give.
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Examples from the Web for gien

Historical Examples

  • "Ye sall—this vera nicht, gien ye like," rejoined the soutar.

    Salted With Fire

    George MacDonald

  • Gien I ca'd ye a cooard, it was 'at ye behaved sae ill to Phemy.'

    Heather and Snow

    George MacDonald

  • Gien he be in yon hole, Kirsty, I'll gang back and intil't my lee lane.

    Heather and Snow

    George MacDonald

  • The laddie needs twa mithers, and the Merciful has gien him the twa!

    Heather and Snow

    George MacDonald

  • Eh, gien they wad but stick i' my shune, and gang wi' them whan I pu' them aff!

    Heather and Snow

    George MacDonald


British Dictionary definitions for gien

gie

verb
  1. a Scot word for give
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