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linn

 (lĭn)
n. Scots
1. A waterfall.
2. A steep ravine.

[Scottish Gaelic linne, pool, waterfall.]

linn

(lɪn)
n
1. (Physical Geography) a waterfall or a pool at the foot of it
2. (Physical Geography) a ravine or precipice
[C16: probably from a confusion of two words, Scottish Gaelic linne pool and Old English hlynn torrent]

linn

(lɪn)

n. Chiefly Scot.
1. a waterfall.
2. a steep ravine or precipice.
[before 1000; conflation of Old English hlynn torrent (not recorded in Middle English), and Scottish Gaelic linne, c. Irish linn, Welsh llyn]
References in classic literature ?
The whole body of the river was compressed into a space of less than thirty feet in width, between two ledges of rocks, upwards of two hundred feet high, and formed a whirling and tumultuous vortex, so frightfully agitated as to receive the name of "The Caldron Linn.
To Winchester, Linn mart, Bristol fair, Stourbridge, and Bartholomew's in London Town.
The 22-year-old is alleged to have punched Ewan Linn on the head to his injury, and to have punched David Linn on the head and kicked him on the body, and punched Frankie Linn on the head and kicked him on the body.
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The Linn County Sheriff's Office received a call at 1:40 p.
This exchange offer will permit the holders of LINN units to maintain their economic interest in LINN through LinnCo, an entity that is taxed as a corporation rather than a partnership, which may allow LINN unitholders to avoid future allocations of taxable income and loss, including cancellation of debt income, that could result from future debt restructurings or other strategic transactions by LINN.
Kane Hester then missed from a similar range after Barnard parried a Linn cross into his path.
2 in 64 minutes after Kane Hester had nodded Bobby Linn's cross into his path and four minutes later Hester released Linn to scamper forward and score No.
Linn, 54, is in the federal prison in Victorville, California.
Linn will be able to take a 15-50 per cent direct working interest in the acquired assets, the two companies said in a joint statement.
In the following chapters Linn describes counterinsurgency operations in four numbered districts.