Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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DOLDRUM, n. Anything large (Bnff.2 1940). Bnff. 1866  Gregor D. Bnff. 39:
A doldrum o' a steen; A doldrum o' a tatie.

[Dolder, n.1, + denominative suff. -um.]

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