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First published 1934 (SND Vol. I).

BAG LUNARDI, n. A balloon.Mearns 1849 W. Jamie Stray Effusions (1850) 147:
They're up the lift like bag Lunardi; Knappin' an' minchin' ilka wordie.

[The Italian Lunardi was the first aerial traveller in England (1784).]

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"Bag Lunardi n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 28 Sep 2022 <>



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