Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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BEYLER, n. (See quot.) [′bəilər] Mry.4 c.1900:
A beyler was a double-breasted sleeved waistcoat worn by fishermen. The beyler had holes and buttons on both sides, had rounded not pointed lapels with buttons in line with the others and had a brown breast and blue back.

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