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Origin uncertain.

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linhay ‎(plural linhays)

  1. (dialectal, south-west Britain) A shed or other outbuilding.
    • 1869, RD Blackmore, Lorna Doone, III:
      Home-side of the linhay, and under the ashen hedge-row, where father taught me to catch blackbirds, all at once my heart went down, and all my breast was hollow.
    • John Galsworthy
      While they stood there close to the old linhay a bird came flying round them in wide circles, uttering shrill cries.

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