Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
COLLIEBUCTION, CULLIEBUCTION, n. “A noisy squabble without mischief” (Mry., Fif., Per., Knr. 1825 Jam.2, colliebuction, cullie-); a disturbance. Known to Fif.10 (1937). Cf. Curriebuction.
Fif. 1864 W. D. Latto Tammas Bodkin vi.:
Terrified oot o' his wits at the colliebuction that had arisen inside his stye . . . the puir brute beast had socht safety in flicht.
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