Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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BAGGIE, n.1, dim., and adj.

1. n.

(1) “The belly, stomach. From its being bagged or crammed with food” (Jam.5). Ayr. 1786  Burns The Auld Farmer's Salutation (Cent. ed.) i.:
Hae, there's a ripp to thy auld baggie.

(2) A big-bellied person. Gall. 1824  MacTaggart Gallov. Encycl. 38:
Baggie, a person with a big belly.

2. adj. Big-bellied. Sc. 1856  A. Henderson Pop. Rhymes 77:
So said Tam o' Crumstane, unbousome and baggie.

3. Comb.: baggie-pudden, “mealie-pudding; entrails of a pig stuffed with meal and fat” (Ayr.2 1932).

[Derivative of Bag, n., 3.]

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