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Definitions of Lin

Pronunciation : Lin
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [AS. linnan. See Lithe.]
Definition : Defn: To yield; to stop; to cease. [Obs. or Scot.] Marsion.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Lin
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Ir. linn, or Gael. linne; akin to W. llyn a pool, pond, lake, but in senses 2 and 3 prob. from AS.hlynn torrent. Cf. Dunlin.]
Definition : 1. A pool or collection of water, particularly one above or below a fall of water.

2. A waterfall, or cataract; as, a roaring lin.

3. A steep ravine.

Note: Written also linn and lyn.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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