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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).

LOOMBAGA, n. Also loombagus, pl. form from the repeated twinges of pain. Sc. form of Eng. lumbago (Abd. 1928). [lum′bɑ:gə]Kcb. 1899 Crockett Anna Mark x.:
His standing foe that ancient “loombagus” in the back.

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