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

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First published 1990 (DOST Vol. VII).

Rejag, n. [e.m.E. reiag a sharp retort (1554), also in the later Sc. dial. = repartee (Jam. (1825)). Cf. Jag v. (to pierce, prick, stab).] ? A pricking of conscience; a feeling of compunction. — 1642 Baillie II 3.
Now and then in my secret thoughts I had me rejagges, finding that I triffled much good tyme

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