Shand meaning

(UK dialectal, Scotland) Worthless.
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(UK dialectal, Scotland) Base coin.
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Origin of shand

  • From Middle English shande, schande, schonde, from Old English sceand, scand (“shame, disgrace, infamy, ignominy, confusion; a shameful, infamous, or abominable thing; that which brings disgrace, scandal, disgraceful thing; a bad or infamous person, a buffoon, charlatan, wretch, imposter, recreant”), from Proto-Germanic *skandō (“shame, disgrace”), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ḱem- (“to cover, hide, conceal”). Cognate with Dutch schande (“shame, disgrace, reproach, dishonour, scandal”), German Schande (“shame, disgrace, ignominity, dishonour”). Related to shame, shend.

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