gainand

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English gainand, present participle of gainen ‎(to gain, benefit), equivalent to gain +‎ -and.

Adjective[edit]

gainand ‎(comparative more gainand, superlative most gainand)

  1. (Now chiefly Britain dialectal) Appropriate; becoming; fit; suitable; convenient.