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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).
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HODDER, v. To walk in a steady plodding way, to stump or jog along (Rxb. 1923 Watson W.-B.).Rxb. 1847 J. Halliday Rustic Bard 181:
Sic jokes as these they on ilk other frame, An' pass the time till a' get hoddert hame.

[Hod + freq. suff. -er. Cf. Hoddle, v.]

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"Hodder v.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 20 Jun 2024 <>



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