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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).

KAG, v. Also kagg. To grieve, vex (Sh. 1866 Edm. Gl., 1914 Angus Gl., Sh. 1959). Cf. Eng. dial. cag, id. [kjɑg]Sh. 1947 New Shetlander (Aug. — Sept.) 19:
Hit kags me ta see him, ootcast an' firgotten.

[Norw. dial. kjaka, to wrangle, harass.]

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