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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).
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FLIRRIMAGARIES, Any kind of florid ornamentation, on dress, in painting and decoration, in hand-writing, etc. (Gall. 1951).

[Variant of Flagarie, q.v., with influence from such words as Flourish. Florie, etc.]

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"Flirrimagaries n. pl.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 26 Sep 2023 <>



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