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

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First published 1963 (DOST Vol. III).

Laggerit, ppl. a. [Also in the mod. dial.: f. mod. Sc. lagger, laiger v. to bemire, daggle, etc., appar. a freq. formation f. ME. lag (Prompt. Parv.), earlier be-, bilag (a 1300), to daggle, render wet and muddy, of obscure origin.] Bemired, rendered wet and miry. — 1513 Doug. vii. Prol. 53.
The plane stretis … Full of … myre and clay; Laggerit leyis wallowit farnys schew

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