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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).

BOWGLAG, adj. Covered with bladder-like vesicles.Cai.(D) 1909 D. Houston 'E Silkie Man 5:
Puir Kirsty buist hev slippid 'ir feet 'mang 'e bowglag war.

[Prob. from bowg, belly (see Boug). Cf. Bougwaar.]

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"Bowglag adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 24 Sep 2022 <>



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