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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XII).

Wig wag, n. [e.m.E. wig wag (1582).] A wagging or to and fro motion. — 1685 Sinclair Satan's Inv. World 163.
He carried the candle … under his tail, which played ey wig wag, wig wag

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