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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).

DAGALI, adj. [′dagali, ′dagəli (Jak.)]

1. “Tedious, tiresome; heavy to work” (Sh. 1914 Angus Gl.).

2. “Badly done; badly prepared” (Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928)).

[Phs. an obscure extension of meaning of Dagali, n.]

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