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First published 1934 (SND Vol. I).

BAGGISKJUMP, n. “The first peat cut off, usually spoiled by the frost and consequently thrown down into the peat-bank” (Jak.). [′bɑgɪ′skjɔmp]

[O.N. bakki; cogn. with bank. For skjump cf. Jutish (Danish) skumpe, flat turf which is cut from the sward (Jak.). See Skjumpi and Skjumpik.]

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



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