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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).

GRIMMASNAG, n. A very gloomy sulky person (Mearns 1822 G. R. Kinloch MS.).

[? Grim, stern, unbending + Snag, snap, snarl.]

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"Grimmasnag n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 6 Oct 2022 <>



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