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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).

CLAGGAN, n. “A thick, stiff lump; thick brose would be called ‘a raw claggan'” (Cai. 1912 John o' Groat Jnl. (17 Feb.), Cai.7 1940).

[Phs. Clag, n., 2, + Gael. dim. -an.]

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