Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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CUTTIESHANG, n. Continued bickering. [′kʌt′ʃɑŋ] Sh.(D) 1877  G. Stewart Fireside Tales 74:
Bit da yatter an' da yowl o' a auld auld wife, 'll no soond doon i' da cauld grave dreary, Nor da sharg an' cuttieshang o' her weary weary strife.

[Cf. Currieshang, Colliesiiangie, cuttieshang. See also Cur-.]

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