Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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CAWPER, n. A bargain; benefit, advantage (Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff.). Not known to our Bnffsh. correspondents. [′kɑ:pər]   Ib.:
He's gotten a richt cawper o' that.

[A derivative of Calp, q.v.]

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