See also: Wheen

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Etymology edit

From Middle English *wheen, quhein (also hwan, hwon, quhon), from Old English hwēne, hwǣne (somewhat, a little), instrumental form of hwōn (little, few, a little, trifle, somewhat, a little while).

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wheen (plural wheens)

  1. (UK dialectal) A little; a small number.
  2. (UK dialectal, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Mid-Ulster) A quantity; a goodly number.

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