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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).

HAGGER, v.3 Found only as ppl. in phr. haggerin and swaggerin, in a poor state of health, having a poor head for business affairs (Lth. 1825 Jam.).

[Appar. a freq. formation from hawkin and swaukin, s.v. Hauch, q.v.]

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