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

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First published 1990 (DOST Vol. VII).

(Raggitly,) Raggatly, -lie, adv. [e.m.E. raggedly, -lie (1552).] In a rough or unpolished manner. — 1600-1610 Melvill in Calderwood IV 490.
[He] spake raggatlie [Misc. Wodrow Soc. 438, raggatly] the rough truthe

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