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First published 1934 (SND Vol. I).

BAGGAGE, n. “Anything worthless” (Gregor D.Bnff. 1866, 216). [′bɑgədʒ + ′bɑgɪdʒ, ′bɑgɪtʃ]Bnff.2 1932:
The corn that cam' throw the mull wiz naething bit a lot o' baggage.
Abd.2 1932:
Sandy, aye glaggerin' for a bargain, bocht at the tail en' o' the roupie a' the gweed-for-naething baggage at a mere wanworth.
Ags.1 1932:
There was naething left i' the hoose bit a lot o' orra baggage.

[Recorded also for Per. in E.D.D. Now obs. in the above sense in St.Eng.]

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"Baggage n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 6 Oct 2022 <>



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