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(Irish) a variant spelling of báinín
Historical Examples

Little clothes he had on, but on his head a quarter cap, and a sort of a bawneen about him.
Visions and Beliefs in the West of Ireland, Second Series Lady Gregory

Peter Joyce was perfectly content to wear a “bawneen” of homemade flannel and a pair of ragged trousers.
Our Casualty And Other Stories James Owen Hannay, AKA George A. Birmingham

bawneen; a loose whitish jacket of home-made undyed flannel worn by men at out-door work.
English As We Speak It in Ireland P. W. Joyce


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