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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).

*Dragging, vbl. n. [Cf. Dreg v.] Dredging. — 1664 Edinb. B. Rec. IX. 340.
That . . thair has bene a great abuse in the dragging of oysters for the use of strangers

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