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lintie

/ ˈlɪntɪ /

noun

  1. See linnet
    a Scot word for linnet


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Example Sentences

Afterwards she confided to Lintie that it had struck her as bearing a faint—very faint—resemblance to the mouth of a friend.

She was a noble woman, and you're but a heather lintie of a lass to come of a good kind.

For I saw thee pluck the feathers from the wee lintie, and I have no wish that thou shouldst pluck the feathers from me.

We had given over bird-nesting—but we had not ceased to visit the dell where first we found the Grey Lintie's brood.

Here the hill-blackbird builds—and here you know why Scotland is called the lintie's land.

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