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- Romanization of 𐍅𐌹𐌽𐌽𐌰
- won't, will not
1780, Robert Burns, Poems And Songs Of Robert Burns:
- "An' warn him--what I winna name-- To stay content wi' yowes at hame; An' no to rin an' wear his cloots, Like ither menseless, graceless brutes.
1806, Walter Scott, Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3):
- They that winna ride for Telfer's kye, Let them never look in the face o' me!
1901, Charles Kingsley, Two Years Ago, Volume I:
- Well, madam, it's just this, that his lordship would be very glad to see ye and Mr. Mellot, for he's vary ill indeed, and that's truth; and if he winna tell ye the cause, then I will--and it's just a' for love of this play-acting body here, and more's the pity." "