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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1934 (SND Vol. I).

BAGA, n. “A cow the back of which is of a different colour from the lower part of the body and flanks” (Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928)).

[O.N. bak, back. Final or intervocalic k in O.N. usually changes to g in Sh. (Jak.).]

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