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messin

[mes-uh n]
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noun Scot.
  1. messan.
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messan

or mes·sin

[mes-uh n]
noun Scot.
  1. a lap dog; small pet dog.
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Origin of messan

First recorded in 1490–1500, messan is from the Scots Gaelic word measàn pet
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