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hernesheir commented on the word ewden-drift
Aberdeenshire Scots term for snow raised, and driven by the wind.
"When to my Meg I bend my tour,
Thro' ewden drifts or snawy show'r
It neither makes me sad nor sour
For Peggy warms the very snaw."
--Shireffs' Poems, Edinburgh, 1790, p. 285.
Cited in Dr. Jamieson's Scottish Dictionary and Supplement, 1841.
Cf. ewin-drift and erd-drift.
June 2, 2011
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