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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).
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BLYEAG, adj. Dirty white.Sh. 1899 J. Spence Sh. Folk-Lore 175:
Here is a blending of numerous shades, black, white, brown, and grey being the most common, while there is a sprinkling of blyeag (dirty white).

[See Blaget and Blae.]

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