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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).

Hag-hous(e, n. [Cf. Hag v.] A shed or outhouse, for storing or cutting wood. — 1633 Edinb. Test. LVI. 203 b.
The haill tymber and tymber graith in the haghous
1685 Soc. Ant. LVIII. 367.
Several pieces of old timber in the haghouse
1733 Grant Univ. Edinb. (1884) II. 192.
The Hagg House. Mr. Dawson, coal-seller

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