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Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).
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LANGIE-SPANGIE, n. comb. A game of marbles, usually played with “muckle bools”, straight out, along a road (Abd. 1902 E.D.D.), by children going to school, etc. (Ags. 1960).

[Lang, adj. + Spang, with dim. endings.]

Langie-spangie n. comb.

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