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First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).

Bagie, n. Also: bawgy, baugie, badgie. [Late ME. bagy (1486), e.m.E. bagie, var. of Bage.] A badge. 1513 Doug. ii. vii. 55.
His schynand scheild with his bawgy [R. baugie] tuk he
1566 Inscr. in Edinb. Castle.
Preserve the Birth quhais Badgie heir is borne
c1590 J. Stewart 76/100.
Medor now … beirs the badgie of thair hoip and trust
a1605 Montg. Son. xlviii. 14.
My ladyis bagie beire my bluidy hart
a1586 Ho. Seytoun 39.
Highe honour'd hous, with bagie wnabused

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