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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III). Includes material from the 1976 supplement.
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DAA, n. Also da (Ork. 1891 Buckley and Harvie-Brown Fauna Ork. 268). “The small spotted dog-fish (Scyllium canicula)” (Ork. 1929 Marw.). [dɑ:]

[Origin obscure].

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