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

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Skeg, n. [Prob. related to OE sceocca a devil, demon, but cf. also ON skækja a prostitute.] ? A corrupt or debauched person. — A skeg, a scornar, a skald; Colk. Sow i 98.

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