Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
†STRABBLE, n., v.
I. n. A long, withered stalk of grass, a piece of straw, thread, twine, anything wispy and straggling (Bnff. 1866 Gregor D. Bnff. 184). Also in Nhb. dial. Ad,. strabblie, full of long fibres (Id.).
The kail's nae richt chappit: they're unco strabblie.
II. v. To hang loosely in long tatters, to straggle (Ib.).[Dim. form of Strab].
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