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

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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

*Drag, n. ? A drudge. — 1691 Kirk Secret Commonw. (1815) 2.
Some . . enter houses after all are at rest, and set the kitchens in order, cleansing all the vessels. Such drags goe under the name of Brownies

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