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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).

DOOWAGER, n. Sc. form of Eng. dowager (see P.L.D. § 40).Abd. 1871 W. Alexander Johnny Gibb xvi.:
Fa sud we meet . . . but Mrs Birse paraudin' awa', an' an aul' doowager wi' 'er.

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