Lin (lin), v. i. [AS. linnan. See Lithe.]

To yield; to stop; to cease. [Obs. or Scot.] Marston.

 

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Lin, v. t.

To cease from. [Obs. or Scot.]

 

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Lin, n. [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.]

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.

⇒ Written also linn and lyn.

 

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