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wheen

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adjective \ˈhwēn, ˈwēn\

Definition of wheen

dialectal British

  1. :  few 2

Origin and Etymology of wheen

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


First Known Use: 14th century


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wheen

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Definition of wheen

dialectal British

  1. :  a considerable number or amount

1680

First Known Use of wheen

1680

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