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Songbob Scots words in Flower of Northumberland (20) RE: Scots words in Flower of Northumberland 12 Jan 10


I always thought it was "tyne," or "tine," but that it meant "to cause anxiety or make worry." In that context the meaning fits -- he didn't want to abandon her far from home and thus cause her anxiety, so he fee'd (paid) an old man to accompany her back home.

Bob Clayton


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