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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).

CAG MAG, n. comb. A tough old goose or gander. Given in N.E.D. as dial. or vulgar with various meanings, and in E.D.D. for Eng. dials.Sc. 1771 T. Pennant Tour in Scot. 1769 10:
Superannuated geese and ganders (called the Cag mags).

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