Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
AFFGO, n. (See also Offgo.) Gen.Sc. [′ɑfgo]
1. Start, outset.
Sh. 1931 4 :
He did weel at da bisness fir an affgo. Ags. 1931 1 :
He's gotten a guid affgo at onyrate. em.Sc. 1896 (a) I. Maclaren K. Carnegie 305:
He's plainer an' easier tae follow than he wes at the affgo. Ayr. 1931 5 :
He was geyan gleg at the affgo.
2. Bout, round, “go”
Abd. 1931 9 :
Benjie managed it at the first affgo. Ags. 1897 F. Mackenzie Sprays North. Pine i. 24:
I'm no' to dee at this aff-go yet, Bell.
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