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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).
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DAG-DURK, n. comb. A dagger.n.Sc. a.1828 P. Buchan Ballads (1875) I. 24:
Wi' his ain dag-durk sae sair as she dang him.

[Fr. dague, a dagger, Eng. dial. dag, to stab, + Durk, n.1, a dirk.]

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