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First published 1934 (SND Vol. I).
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AGGL, AGGLE, v. tr. and intr. To soil or defile; to make a mess. (Sh. and Ork.) [agl]Sh. 1866 Edm. Gl.:
Aggl, to soil, defile.
Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928):
[tr.] To agl anesell; [intr.] to agl wi' dirt.
Sh.(D) 1918 T. Manson Humours Peat Comm. I. 57:
Bit I'm aa weet an aggled.
Ork. 1929 Marw.:

[Cf. Norw. alka, to dirty, defile (Jak.).]

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