Orkney-English results

wint • wunt

  1. adjective accustomed • wont  ☞ “He’s wint wae that”  ☞ “He’s ower-weel wint” “He’s too accustomed to having the best, said of a child over fussy about his food etc”
  2. noun custom • habit
    • tae pit somebody in a bad wint to introduce someone to something he/she should not experience  ☞ “Don’t gae the bairn wine, hid’ll pit her in a bad wint”