lawin

lawing

/ (ˈlɔːɪn) /


noun
  1. Scot a bill or reckoning

Origin of lawin

1
C16: from Old Norse lag market price

Words Nearby lawin

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How to use lawin in a sentence

  • Fair fa' the wife, and weel may she spin, that counts aye the lawin' wi' a pint to come in.

    The Proverbs of Scotland | Alexander Hislop
  • Jenny: Did ony woman ever hear the like o' that—ye mean the lawin', man!

    Scotch Wit and Humor | W. H. (Walter Henry) Howe
  • We're no blate at askin' the lawin', although some folk are unco' slow at payin' o't. It's just four-and-six.

    Scotch Wit and Humor | W. H. (Walter Henry) Howe
  • And they'd had a fallin' out 'bout some land, and was a-lawin' fer p'session, you understand.

  • Taxes wuz high 'nuff, an money wuz dretful skurce, an thar wuz lots o' lawin an suein o' poor folks.

    The Duke of Stockbridge | Edward Bellamy