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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).
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COAG, v.2 To shear the wool on the necks of sheep “before the great days of sheep clipping come on; this is done for the purpose of saving that wool which would otherwise fall off before the season mentioned” (Gall. 1824 MacTaggart Gallov. Encycl. 139).

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