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First published 1951 (DOST Vol. II).
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Dreg, v. [Du. dreggen.] tr. and intr. To dredge. — a1508 Kennedy Flyt. 379.
Thou sailit to get a dowcare, for to dreg it. It lyis closit in a clout on Seland cost
1681 Colvil Whig's Suppl. 44.
Sum getting oyster-boats to dreg

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