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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).
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BUTTAG, n.2 Cai. form of Eng. buttock (Cai.7 1937).Cai. 1929 J. Mowat in John o' Groat Jnl. (27 Dec.):
Fat kind o' a horse wis 'at 'at he said hed a buttag for runnin' aff rain?

[See P.L.D. § 158.]

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