Show Search Results Show Browse

Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

Hide Quotations Hide Etymology

Abbreviations Symbols Cite this entry

About this entry:
First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).

HACKAMUGGIE, n. Also hakkamuggi(e), -mogi, hakk(i)mogi, haggamogi (Jak.). The stomach of a fish stuffed with a mixture of oatmeal and chopped liver, etc. (Sh. 1866 Edm. Gl.). Gen. in pl.Sh. 1899 J. Spence Folk-Lore 177:
The liver of the fish was extensively used in a fresh state, and entered into the formation of numerous nutritious dishes, such as . . . stap, gree'd fish, liver heads, liver muggies, krampies, krappin, mooguildin, hakka muggies, and slot.

[Norw. hakka, to chop, a chopped mass + Muggie, mogi, a stomach, O.N. magi, stomach.]

You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.

"Hackamuggie n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 28 Sep 2022 <>



Hide Advanced Search

Browse SND: