Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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AIG, v. (See quot.) [eg] Cai. 1907  D. B. Nicolson in County of Cai. 63:
To aig at a thing is to work eagerly at it. So aigan, ppl.adj.
Cai. 1931 3 :
He's an aigan creature 'at never devaals.

[Cf. Sh. Ag, v.1]

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