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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).

EAGO, n. Sc. form of Eng. ague.Sc. 1702 J. Grant Seafield Corresp. (S.H.S. 1912) 349:
On Tusday last the third of March he lost his stomak, did eat no dinor, had a litell fit of the eago.

[O.Sc. agw, c.1420. aygo, 1550. agow, 1667, id.]

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