Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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CAVEY, n. “A partan, or common seacrab” (Sc. 1832 Scott Works (1868) IV. Gl.). Known to Slg.3 c.1875 (esp. for Fif.). Cf. Cattercavie and Keavie.

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