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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1956 (SND Vol. IV).

HAGGERDASH, adv., n. Also haggerdecash.

I. adv. In confusion, in a topsy-turvy manner (Ags. 1808 Jam., haggerdecash; Cld. 1825 Ib., haggerdash).

II. n. “Disorder; a broil” (Lnk. 1825 Ib.).

[Phs. Hagger, v.1 + dash. Cf. Haggersnash.]

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