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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).
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GLAIGER, n. “A hard, whitish kind of marble or taw, made of earthenware or jam-pot material” (Ayr. 1905 E.D.D. Suppl.). [′gle:dʒər]

[? Variant of clay + jar as in Jaurie, id.]

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