Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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FEGRIM, n. A piece of finery, a falderal. Gen. in pl. Per. 1753  A. Nicol Poems 14:
Ladies at a' For foreign fegrims did nae fling Their gou'd awa'.
ne.Sc. 1802  Edb. Mag. (July) 56:
Yon gaudy Rose Bangs up, while a' her fegrims rustle, An' cocks her nose.

[Phs. representing a form *vagarums, from vagary. Cf. Feegarie and -ums.]

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