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First published 1941 (SND Vol. II).

CLAGGERT, Clawgyerd, ppl.adj. “Draggled” (Upper Deeside 1917 (per Abd.8)); “besmeared” (Cai.7 1936, clawgyerd).

[From an unrecorded frequentative of Clag, to besmear, etc. E.D.D. gives clagger for Cum. and Wm. meaning to cling to, to hold on to, from clag, idem.]

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