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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III). Includes material from the 1976 supplement.

EGGTAGGLE, n. “The act of wasting time in bad company” (Ayr. 1825 Jam.2); hence, “immodest conduct” (Ib.). [Origin obscure.]

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