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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).

DAGG, n. “A cut of earth” (Gall. 1824 MacTaggart Gallov. Encycl. 157); “a section in the depth of a drain or of a level in mining” (Kcb.4 c.1900).

[Cf. obs. Eng. dag, to cut the edge of (a garment) into long pointed jags; to slash (N.E.D.).]

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