Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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DOLDER, n.1 Anything large of its kind, such as a boulder, marble, fish, etc. (Mry.1 1925; Bnff.2, Abd. correspondents 1940). Also dulder (n.Sc. 1808 Jam.), doolder. Mry. 1897 J. Mackinnon Braefoot Sk. 95:
Aha! he's on this time. . . . Fat a dolder!
Ib. 128:
It's gloomyin' ower terrible — great muckle doolders o, cloods.

[From Doll, n.1]

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