a Scot word for linnet (def. 1)
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Historical Examples of lintie
Here the hill-blackbird builds—and here you know why Scotland is called the lintie's land.
Afterwards she confided to Lintie that it had struck her as bearing a faint—very faint—resemblance to the mouth of a friend.Under the Waves
R M Ballantyne