Words and Proper Names

ron (Sco.)

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Breeze (Andrew): Gaelic etymologies for Scots pippane ‘lace’, ron ‘seal’, trachle ‘bedraggle’.
In SGS 19 (1999), pp. 246–252.
Pippane ‘lace, cord’ < Gaelic pípán; ron ‘seal’ < rón; trachle ‘bedraggle, spoil, weary’ < trochail ‘break down, decay’.