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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV). Includes material from the 1976 supplement.
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GAMERACUS, n. Also gummeraagus. “A clown or clumsy fellow” (Rxb. 1923 Watson W.-B.). Cf. Gamaramus.Abd. 1955 W. P. Milne Eppie Elrick xix.: 
Ony gummeraagus can won throwe a dike o' that kin'.

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