Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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CAWRIE, n. (See quot.) Not known to our correspondents. Edb. 1898  J. Baillie Walter Crighton 135:
A “dose” was literally a small loaf, the different portions being a round crockle or top crust, a flat crockle or bottom crust, and the cawrie the soft bread between.

[Cf. Carrie, adj., soft.]

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