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

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First published 2002 (DOST Vol. XII).

Wraiglane, Wraggilland, ppl. adj. [ME wragelunge (Ancr. R.), struggling, 17th c. Eng. wragled v., p.t. (1602), wriggled, LG dial. wraggeln to wriggle.] Wriggling. — c1500-c1512 Dunb. Flyt. 195.
Wan wraiglane [M. wraggilland] wasp, ma wormis hes thow beschittin Nor [etc.]

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