eident

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Scots eident, Scottish form of ithand.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

eident (comparative more eident, superlative most eident)

  1. (Scotland, Ireland) Busy, industrious, diligent.
    • 1934, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Grey Granite, Polygon 2006 (A Scots Quair), p. 553:
      far off through the hedges some eident body was at work with a lawn-mower, clinkle-clankle, a bairn was wailing in a bairn's unease as Chris dug and raked […].
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