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First published 1965 (SND Vol. VI).

LUGGER, n. Also laager. A surge sent ashore by a wind at sea (Bnff. 1911, Bnff. 1919 T.S.D.C. 36). [′lʌgər, ′lɑ:g-]

[Orig. uncertain. ? Gael. logar, a sea-swell after a storm, sea-wash.]

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"Lugger n.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 7 Oct 2022 <>



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