Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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JUDGE, n., v. Also juige (Slk. 1892 W. M. Adamson Betty Blether 67), jidge (Abd. 1754 R. Forbes Jnl. from London 24; m.Lth. 1894 P. H. Hunter J. Inwick 190; Uls. 1900 A. McIlroy Craiglinnie Burn 36); joodge (Gall. 1901 Trotter Gall. Gossip 27, Abd. 1909 J. Tennant Jeannie Jaffray 239). For other ne.Sc. forms see Jeedge. For comb. and phrs. judge of the market, judge of the roup, judge ordinary, see Market, Roup, Ordinary. [Sh., m.Sc. dʒødʒ, dʒydʒ, dʒɪdʒ; dʒudʒ, mainly ne.Sc. For this last development of the vowel after j, cf. Jupe, n.1, Jute, Juist, Justice.]

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