Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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RAMSTAGEOUS, adj. Also ramstugious. Rough, coarse, uncouth (Rxb. 1825 Jam., 1923 Watson W.-B.). Rxb. 1811  A. Scott Poems 72:
Dearth, ramstugious stern e'ed chiel.

[Ram-, pref., + ? Stodge. Cf. Ramstougar.]

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