Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
1. n. (See quot.)
Uls. 1924 A.E. in North. Whig (12 Jan.):
Bloigh and bloigher, a frequent loose cough. Uls. 1934 (per Uls.2):
He'd been out in the rain and caught a blougher of a coul' (i.e. a cold characterised by much loose coughing).
2. v. Only vbl.n. known.
Ant. 1931 J.C. in North. Whig. (14 Dec.) 9/6:
Bloigerin', loud, loose coughing.
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