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

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Snawball, Snowball(e, n. [ME and e.m.E. snoweball(e (c1400), snayballe (Cath. Angl.).] A snowball. — Cease your snowballes casting; Ferg. Prov. No. 224.
That na persoun … pas in … casting of snaw ballis [etc.]; 1618 Elgin Rec. II 158.

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