Definitions

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  • noun Scot. An open space between cultivated fields through which cattle are driven, and where the cows are sometimes milked; also, a lane.

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  • noun Geordie Alternative spelling of lonnen.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • 'A banker is a man that makes a livin 'loanin' other people's money.

    Copper Streak Trail

  • Besides, Doris has already put the nix on loanin' any more money to kids.

    Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter

  • Besides, Doris has already put the nix on loanin' any more money to kids.

    Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter

  • It was bonny, bonny to see; an 'whan the three cam' up the loanin 'the neist day,' Sirs, 'I said,' I'm thinkin 'ye had better be gaun.

    The Lilac Sunbonnet

  • There was one very dark night in the month o 'January, when I was little mair than seventeen, my faither and me were gaun to Morpeth, and we were wishing to get forward wi' the beasts as far as Whittingham; but just as we were about half a mile doun the loanin 'frae Glanton, it cam' awa ane o 'the dreadfu'est storms that e'er mortal was out in.

    Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume XXII

  • Guest_HiJack: banks aren't loanin anymore havent u heard Guest_HiJack: and one is about to run out as we speak ...

    Idaho Falls Today! Local Information.

  • He’d try to get fresh if I did), ‘that loanin’ that key stuff don’t go.

    An American Tragedy

  • Miss Brenna’s right about there no’ bein’ a shirt in the entire village big enough to fit you … well, exceptin’ for Lord Glendenning’s, p’raps, but his lordship’s not known for loanin’ out his shirts.

    LADY of SKYE

  • "Hark ye, Covenant," she went on, "whan his sowl he selled him, the deevil telled him, 'at never mair sud he turn a hair at cry or moanin' in highway or loanin ', for greitin' or sweirin 'or grane o' despair.

    Warlock o' Glenwarlock

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