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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1934 (SND Vol. I).

BAGWAME, n. “A silly fellow, one who knows only how to bag or cram his belly” (Slk. 1825 Jam.2).

[Bag, n., 3 + Wame, stomach.]

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