Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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BELGET, BELLIGET, adj. (See quots.) [′bæl(ɪ)get] Sh. 1908  Jak. (1928):
Belget, gluttonous; greedy, esp. of cattle, a b[elget] creature.
Sh. 1914  Angus Gl.;
4 :
Belliget, gluttonous.

[From O.N. belgr, skin of an animal. O.E; bylig and belg, a bag.]

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