Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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FORCA, v. To miscall, call opprobriously. Abd. 1768  A. Ross Works (S.T.S.) 145:
They may cast me for ca'ing [sic] me black at the bean, But nae 'cause I shun'd the beginning o't.

[For-, 2. + Ca', v.1]

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