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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).

FAG-MA-FUFF, n. comb. A garrulous old woman (Rxb. 1825 Jam.).Sc.(E) 1868 D. M. Ogilvy Willie Wabster (1873) 16:
The widow is nae fag-ma-fuff.

[An alliterative formation from ? Fag, v.1 + Fuff.]

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