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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).

KUMMICK, n. Also cowmag. A young saithe between one and two years old (Cai.1 c.1920, cowmag; Ork. 1929 Marw.). [′kʌmək, ′kʌuməg]

[From com, Colmie, a mature coal-fish, + dim. -ick.]

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