Show Search Results Show Browse

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

Hide Quotations Hide Etymology

Abbreviations Cite this entry

About this entry:
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

You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.

"Rejag n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 6 Oct 2022 <http://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/dost/rejag>

35751

dost

Hide Advanced Search

Browse DOST:

    Loading...

Share: