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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).
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LIDDISDALE, n. The name of the valley of the Liddell Water in Roxburghshire.

Comb.: Liddisdale drow, a thick drizzle, a Scotch mist, “a shower that wets an Englishman to the skin” (Slk. 1825 Jam.). See Drow, n.1

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