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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).

GALTAGS, “Itchy tenderness or inflammation of the skin between the toes” (Cai. 1940 John o' Groat Jnl. (29 March); Cai.7 1950, obsol.).Cai. 1940 Ib. (1 March):
Wir herd laddie hes galtags 'tween his taes.

[Phs. a deriv. of gall, a sore, + Cai. dim. -ag (see P.L.D. § 158).]

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"Galtags n. pl.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 7 Oct 2022 <>



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