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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).
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GLOGGIE, adj. Also glogie. Of the atmosphere: “dark and hazy, misty” (Lth. 1825 Jam.). [′glogi]Mearns 6 1954:
A thocht it wid rain the day, it wis ower glogie i the mornin.

[Phs. a variant of Claggy.]

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