win home

win home
   obsolete Scottish to die
   Christian devout use of the death of another, although the speaker seldom seemed anxious to secure a similar victory for himself. Also as win your way or win to rest:
    Thro' a' life's troubles we'll win home at e'en. (J. Wright, 1897)
    Auld Jamie has gi'en up the ghost
   And won his way. (Hetrick, 1826)
    He's been troubled lang; but now
   He's won to rest, (ibid.)

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