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Whin

whin
1. (Science: botany) gorse; furze. See Furze. Through the whins, and by the cairn. (burns)
woad-waxed.
2. Same as Whinstone.
(Science: botany) moor whin or Petty whin, the redwing.
Origin: W. Chwyn weeds, a single weed.


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