Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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KATTAKLU(R), n. Also cataclue, kattiklu(r). A disorderly crowd or flock; a hurry-scurry, any sort of noisy quarrel (Sh. 1866 Edm. Gl., 1908 Jak. (1928), Sh. 1959). [′kɑtəklu:(r)]

[? Norw. kattarklor, a scratch made by a cat, hence a cat fight. Cf. Katrisper.]

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