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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV). Includes material from the 1976 and 2005 supplements.
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GLASGOWEGIAN, n. An inhabitant or native of Glasgow, a Glaswegian (wm.Sc. 1854 Laird of Logan 457).Ayr. 1833 Galt Howdie, etc. (1923) 80:
“Oh,” replied the young Glasgowegian, “I think not of her.”
Ayr. 1988:
Sc. 1998 Scotsman (23 Jan) 20:
He was educated at Queen's Park grammar school, as well as the Glasgow Yeshiva, and studied politics and economics at Glasgow University. His professional career was less dominated by Scotland, though in 1957 he became a scriptwriter for Scottish Television, before a move to Granada to work with his fellow Glasgowegian Jeremy Isaacs on World In Action.
Sc. 2004 Sunday Herald (29 Aug) 3:
But that was not half as scary as watching my fellow Glasgowegians at 4.30am 'getting tore in' to the bevvy before my flight out early on Friday.

[See note to Glaswegian and cf. Gallowegian.]

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