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

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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).
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*Jag, n.2 [f. Jag v.] A prick. — 1672 M. Bruce Rattling Dry Bones 36.
Where there is. .liveliness, a prick or a jagg will make the body cry

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