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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).

BOOKLAG, n. “A big stone” (Cai.8 1934). Cf. Boucklag.Cai. 1916 An Old Caithness Croft in John o' Groat Jnl. (7 April):
Round the corn yard was a dyke built of “booklags” of stones taken from the land.

[Origin obscure.]

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