Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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CLIP-FART, n. comb. “An impudent girl ” (Ayr. 1811 W. Aiton Agric. Ayrsh., Gl. 691). Ayr. 1790 A. Tait Poems and Songs 238:
This clip-fart cries; Bring up the dinner, beef and bread.

[Compound of Clip, n.1, 2. For suffix, cf. obs. Eng. clatterfart, -fert, a chatter-box.]

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