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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).

FLAG, v.4 Sc. variant of Eng. flog.Rxb. 1821 A. Scott Poems 140:
Bellona, wi' blood-clotted hair, Again resumes her car, And flags alang her tigers sair.
Ayr. 1833 J. Kennedy Geordie Chalmers 282:
Puir fallow! to be flagged to death for taking an extra mouthfu'.
Slg. 1902 W. C. Paterson Endrickvale 18:
Thro' love auld Dowlie then an' there The beastie flag'it.

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