Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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MAIRCH, v., n.2 Also merch (Ork. 1880 Dennison Sketch-Bk. 14; Sc. 1898 R. Bain Gsw. Streets 24). Sc. forms of Eng. march (m.Lth. 1870 J. Lauder Warblings 100; Abd. 1871 W. Alexander Johnny Gibb vii.; Ayr. 1880 Recent Sc. Poets (Murdoch) 237; Dmf. 1912 J. L. Waugh Robbie Doo 16; Slk. 1918 Border Standard (18 May)). Gen.Sc. See P.L.D. ยง 48.1. (2).

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