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First published 1934 (SND Vol. I).

BAGGERPLET, BOGERPLETT, n., v. and pa.p. used as adj. [′bɑgərplɛt or ′bɔg-]

1. n. (See quot.)Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928):
Bogerplett, small wrinkles and folds in something unevenly sewn.

2. v. (See quot.)Sh. 1914 Angus Gl.:
In sewing, to plait or fold in an uneven, careless manner; in joinery to double the point of a nail in a clumsy manner; to make a clumsy job, to bungle a thing. “He baggerplets da Queen's English.”

3. adj. (See quot.)Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928):
Bogerpletted, wrinkled, contracted, of something unevenly sewn.

[Bager of doubtful origin. Second element from Eng. plait.]

Baggerplet n., v., p.p.

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