Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
CURRIEBUCTION, CORRYBUCTION, n. [′kʌr′bʌkʃən]
1. A confused gathering attended with quarrelling or panic (Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff. 35; Bnff.9 c.1927; Abd.2 1941; Per. 1915 Wilson L. Strathearn 241); “a dense crowd of people moving to and fro, and rendering a passage through difficult” (Sc. 1911 S.D.D. Add., corrybuction).
Bnff. 1942 2 :
There was sic a curriebuction in the lobby that we cud naither get into nor oot o' the hall.
2. “Applied to a confused mass of stuff” (Bnff.7 1925).[Cur(rie)-, pref, + buction, formed from Buck, v.2, Bucker, v.2 Cf. Colliebuction.]
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