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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).

HAURRAGE, n. “A blackguard crew of people” (Gall. 1824 MacTaggart Gallov. Encycl. 256, haurrage); a mob, motley gathering (Kcb.4 1900).

[Cf. O.Sc. haryage, c.1420, stud of horses, and Eng. dial. harriage, a rabble; Mid.Eng. harace, haras, O.Fr. haras, troop.]

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"Haurrage n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 1 Oct 2022 <>



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