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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).

KILBAGIE, prop.n. Also Kilbaigie, Kilbeg(g)ie (Dmf. 1803 W. Wilson Poems I. 29, 1823 J. Kennedy Poems 65). A particular kind of whisky, named from Kilbagie Distillery near Clackmannan. [kɪl′begi]Ayr. 1786 Burns Jolly Beggars (Air 6) ii.:
And by that stowp, my faith, an' houpe! And by that dear Kilbaigie!
Edb. 1844 J. Ballantine Miller i.:
The smith had a spark in his throat, and . . . kept a greybeard of genuine Kilbagie.

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"Kilbagie prop. n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 26 Sep 2022 <>



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