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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).
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HOAG, v. Of a boot: to lift at the heel (Ork. 1929 Marw.).Ib.:
It's hoagin up and doon.

[Orig. obscure. Phs. an aspirated form of Oag, q.v., with extended meaning.]

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