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

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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. X).

(Swaggering,) Suaggering, vbl. n. [e.m.E. swaggering (1596); Swagger v.] Insolent or quarrelsome behaviour. — 1611 Reg. Privy C. IX 133.
Goode quietnes keept within this burgh, and no misreule nor suaggering hard of within the same
1634 Kirkcudbr. B. Rec. II 486.
To apprehend any of his majesties leidges ather be captioun or in tulleing or suaggering

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