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A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Baggit, a. Also: bagit, baggyd. [ME. bagged (14th c.).]

1. Big with young; full of spawn. c1420 Wynt. i. 1042.
The kynd … in thai merys entre tais That baggyd [C. baggit] gret wytht foyle thaim mais
1531 Bell. Boece I. 186.
That na man sla ane baggit hynd
1599 Wemyss Corr. 36.
It is ane great hinder to our … puir lieges in taking of the baggit fische

2. Of a stallion: Testicled. c1500-c1512 Dunb. xxvi. 80.
Than Lichery … [come] Berand lyk a bagit [M. bawkit] hors

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