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wheen

adjective \ ˈhwēn , ˈwēn \

Definition of wheen

dialectal British
: few 2

Origin and Etymology of wheen

Middle English (Scots) quheyne, from Old English hwǣne, hwēne, adverb, somewhat, from instrumental of hwōn little, few


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wheen

noun

Definition of wheen

dialectal British
: a considerable number or amount

First Known Use of wheen

1680

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