Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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RAMSTACKER, n., v. Also ramstalker (Jam.).

I. n. A blundering, awkward, loutish fellow (Abd. 1825 Jam.).

II. v. In ppl.adj. ramstackerin, behaving in a blundering, awkward, loutish manner.

[Ram-, pref., + Stacher, to stagger, reel.]

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