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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).

BORAG, n. “(a) A bradawl. (b) Any pointed iron used for boring when heated” (Cai. 1907 D. B. Nicolson in County of Cai.; Cai.7 1935). [′bo:ɹəg]

[Prob. from bore + dim. -ag, Cai. equivalent of -ock.]

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