Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).
BOWERCOCK, n. (See quot.)Gall. 1824 MacTaggart Gallov. Encycl. 87:
An huddled lump of any thing. Big on to the bowercock, a term at curling, and means, to direct the stone to where a number are already laid.
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