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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).
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DAGGASTÖ, n. “Wind with rain; tabu-word at sea, used by fishermen” (Sh. 1908 Jak. (1928)); “wet wind” (Sh.(D) 1899 J. Spence Sh. Folk-Lore 118). [′dagastø (Jak.)]

[Dag, n.1, + †stø, tabu-name for wind (Jak.).]

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