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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).

KOORALAG, n. Also klooralaag (Jam.). A noisy mob, a crowd of people in an excited state (Sh. a.1838 Jam. MSS. XII. 27, 1902 E.D.D.).

[Norw. dial. kurra, to make a murmuring noise, O.N. kurra, to murmur, grumble, kurr, a grumbling, uproar, + Lag, n.4, 4. The first l in klooralaag is from the influence of the second.]

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"Kooralag n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 6 Oct 2022 <>



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