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First published 1934 (SND Vol. I).

ALAGUST, ALLAGUST, n. (See also Aligaster.) Suspicion; disgust.Abd.(D) c.1750 R. Forbes Journal from London (1767) 12:
Fan they saw us a' in a bourich, they had some alagust that some mishanter had befaln us.
Abd. 1790 A. Shirrefs' Gloss.:
Allagust, suspicion, disgust.

[Etym. obscure.]

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